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Forum: Health and Early Retirement 02-15-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,288
Posted By bubba
I was diagnosed with gout in my right large toe 3...

I was diagnosed with gout in my right large toe 3 or 4 years ago. I've taken Allopurinol and Colchicine (that's likely misspelled) daily since. I'm tempted to drop the Colchicine. Even though my...
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-30-2017, 06:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,707
Posted By bubba
Ditto. I marvel that we didn't starve to death...

Ditto. I marvel that we didn't starve to death when we first married 38 years ago. We throw everything in one pot and there are really no rules. Never needed any. We are both still working, but that...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 12-31-2016, 06:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,264
Posted By bubba
I do think about that. If I'm not able to go out...

I do think about that. If I'm not able to go out and purchase wine, who will do it for me? Pretty sure the NH personnel won't be allowed to make an alcohol run. Likely I won't care after the...
Forum: Life after FIRE 12-26-2016, 06:05 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 10,493
Posted By bubba
Moemg, if you wanted to move to that general area...

Moemg, if you wanted to move to that general area from up north, but didn't want to pay Sarasota prices and deal with Sarasota traffic, where would you look? Would Ft. Myers be better?
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 12-04-2016, 03:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,329
Posted By bubba
What he said. Exercise is really important for...

What he said. Exercise is really important for health, but it won't make you lose weight unless you are working like a farm hand in hot weather many hours per day (and I grew up on a farm and worked...
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-02-2016, 02:38 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,592
Posted By bubba
Haven't read all responses to the OP, but wanted...

Haven't read all responses to the OP, but wanted to share that we had two credit cards hacked in one day. There must have been a reader on a gas pump where the first card wouldn't work so instead of...
Forum: Young Dreamers 07-06-2016, 03:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,760
Posted By bubba
Excellent suggestions. Thank you. I will share...

Excellent suggestions. Thank you. I will share every suggestion and I've ordered for him the book referenced up-thread.
Forum: Young Dreamers 06-30-2016, 02:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,760
Posted By bubba
Reading material for son

My son emailed this morning and asked if I read any blogs about financial independence. He is young, about 5 years into his career. He contributes to his 401K, and uses a target date fund. This is...
Forum: Travel Information 03-03-2016, 12:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,350
Posted By bubba
Love Working Hands, and very happy it's sold in a...

Love Working Hands, and very happy it's sold in a tube now rather than just the tub. I lost my breakfast yogurt the last time I traveled. Who knew you couldn't carry an unopened cup of pineapple...
Forum: FIRE and Money 04-30-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,573
Posted By bubba
+1

+1
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-26-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,849
Posted By bubba
Scored 95. Thanks for the link.

Scored 95. Thanks for the link.
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-02-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 16,654
Posted By bubba
I've been using the Savings Catcher app since...

I've been using the Savings Catcher app since around Christmas and have saved a good bit of money! I think I currently have a little over $10 to be credited to a gift card and I scanned another...
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-22-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,180
Posted By bubba
No doubt was accrued into 2014 earnings. However,...

No doubt was accrued into 2014 earnings. However, knowing that doesn't lessen the sting of a cut in bonus. Makes you want nothing more than to be free of megacorp once and for all.
Forum: Life after FIRE 01-21-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,832
Posted By bubba
Vouvray or Reisling are our wines of choice. DH...

Vouvray or Reisling are our wines of choice. DH orders Blue Moon (beer served w/orange slice) when we are out somewhere but buys Moosehead beer for home. I could drink margaritas for breakfast. Diet...
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-25-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 59,427
Posted By bubba
Expect to retire at 62 in 4 yrs so it will be 44...

Expect to retire at 62 in 4 yrs so it will be 44 yrs of mostly full time. I went to college at night and weekends, etc. while working the mostly full time years. Wish I could go out today, but...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-05-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,279
Posted By bubba
I believe the change in PMI "rules" only happened...

I believe the change in PMI "rules" only happened in April of this year.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 04-01-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,892
Posted By bubba
So if I make up lunch salads and seal them in...

So if I make up lunch salads and seal them in ziplock baggies, they should last up to 4 days? This is great news. I've chopped up salad stuff in a plastic bowl with snap on lid and it starts down...
Forum: Other topics 03-25-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 9,054
Posted By bubba
Truer words were never spoken. I've taken to...

Truer words were never spoken. I've taken to telling my reports at work that passive-aggressive behavior is my hot-button issue.

To the OP, as tough as it is, you must address or your...
Forum: Other topics 03-05-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,548
Posted By bubba
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Other topics 03-04-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,548
Posted By bubba
For us, educating our only child was absolutely...

For us, educating our only child was absolutely our responsibility unless he blew up and the $ would have been wasted. We didn't qualify for aid, but he did receive full tuition based on test scores...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 02-02-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,850
Posted By bubba
Never heard of Visual Vertigo; hope your...

Never heard of Visual Vertigo; hope your treatment isn't too strenuous. I'm slightly queasy just reading about this. The only time I've had issue with the strobe-like thing is driving while it's...
Forum: Other topics 01-08-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,775
Posted By bubba
I asked and this is what he said: "Yes you...

I asked and this is what he said:

"Yes you can do it, but it requires some HD-specific tools, and the very FIRST thing needed is an HD service manual. I'm a semi-competent home mechanic, & I've...
Forum: Other topics 01-07-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,775
Posted By bubba
Showed the OP to DH and he responded with this: ...

Showed the OP to DH and he responded with this:

"the '99-'05 Dynas (TC88 engine) all had very weak spring-operated cam chain tensioners, on which the phenolic friction material tended to pit &...
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-05-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,872
Posted By bubba
+1

+1
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-29-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,536
Posted By bubba
My mother is recovering from a stroke. She had...

My mother is recovering from a stroke. She had several days (7 or 8 maybe) in NICU, 3 weeks (I think) in rehab in hospital, and another 2 weeks in a special care unit in hospital. She went home with...
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