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Forum: Life after FIRE 12-28-2016, 04:16 PM
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Posted By Bestwifeever
Sounds like you caught it early, Walt. Good...

Sounds like you caught it early, Walt. Good thoughts going out to you.
Forum: Life after FIRE 12-27-2016, 04:52 PM
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Posted By Bestwifeever
Adorable. What a nice gift for the families, too.

Adorable. What a nice gift for the families, too.
Forum: Life after FIRE 12-11-2016, 06:15 PM
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Posted By Bestwifeever
Went on a snowy six block hike with DH to the...

Went on a snowy six block hike with DH to the library to return a book (Elly Griffiths, A Dying Fall) and another snowy six blocks home. Made salted caramels for a sick friend. Also making angel hair...
Forum: Life after FIRE 12-10-2016, 06:26 PM
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Posted By Bestwifeever
I am hiding from the snow that started. I learned...

I am hiding from the snow that started. I learned our library has elending via Hoopla, 15 titles a month, ebooks and audiobooks, plus another service or two with the same capability but fewer titles...
Forum: Life after FIRE 12-04-2016, 06:28 PM
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Posted By Bestwifeever
Came home from an out-of-town weekend trip to a...

Came home from an out-of-town weekend trip to a wedding. On the two-hour return flight, a woman sitting in the row behind us talked nonstop at a fast pace to the gentleman beside her for the entire...
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-12-2016, 10:18 AM
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Posted By Bestwifeever
Mrs Nemo could be the fashion model of my...

Mrs Nemo could be the fashion model of my generation!
Forum: Life after FIRE 10-15-2016, 11:05 AM
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Posted By Bestwifeever
Last night we went to the Old Town School of Folk...

Last night we went to the Old Town School of Folk Music on Lincoln Avenue (the second and "new" space) to hear Bonnie Koloc, opened by another Chicago folk music legend, Ed Holstein. What a...
Forum: Life after FIRE 09-21-2016, 12:59 PM
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Posted By Bestwifeever
My first SS payment hit the checking account....

My first SS payment hit the checking account. After eight years of retirement with DH I am still amazed that we are okay financially. Life is good.
Forum: Life after FIRE 09-16-2016, 09:15 AM
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Posted By Bestwifeever
What fun for such a special day! Congrats and...

What fun for such a special day! Congrats and please turn in your Hermit credentials--it sounds like you have moved on to post-Hermit!
Forum: Life after FIRE 09-01-2016, 06:16 PM
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Posted By Bestwifeever
Hermine became an official hurricane just...

Hermine became an official hurricane just now--stay safe, Moe!!!
Forum: Life after FIRE 08-27-2016, 07:55 PM
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Posted By Bestwifeever
We can be roommates! You can have the top bunk :)

We can be roommates! You can have the top bunk :)
Forum: Life after FIRE 08-22-2016, 10:16 PM
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Posted By Bestwifeever
:laugh:Yes I think I lived it today--DH and I got...

:laugh:Yes I think I lived it today--DH and I got in the car this evening and I realized my shirt was still inside out (why yes I am a procrastinator at heart), so I just nonchalantly pulled it off,...
Forum: Life after FIRE 08-22-2016, 04:21 PM
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Posted By Bestwifeever
Went to the library, went to the post office,...

Went to the library, went to the post office, went to a store to buy some picture frames, chatted with people at each stop. Just looked down to see that I have been wearing my henley-style shirt...
Forum: Life after FIRE 07-13-2016, 02:27 PM
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Posted By Bestwifeever
Hot damn! You two are not getting older, you're...

Hot damn! You two are not getting older, you're getting better!
Forum: Life after FIRE 05-25-2016, 09:42 AM
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Posted By Bestwifeever
I figured--maybe I'll just put the FB on the...

I figured--maybe I'll just put the FB on the mower and let it run when I want more steps :). But I still get a lot of bona fide steps considering the back and forth across the lawn. Maybe the effort...
Forum: Life after FIRE 05-24-2016, 11:33 AM
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Posted By Bestwifeever
Mowed the lawn with gas push mower and got 5,000...

Mowed the lawn with gas push mower and got 5,000 steps on Fitbit for it. Probably very inaccurate (it took me <45 minutes) but I'll take it!
Forum: Life after FIRE 05-19-2016, 04:20 PM
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Posted By Bestwifeever
Paid bills online and by check, paid property...

Paid bills online and by check, paid property taxes at the bank, ordered a wedding gift, ran the big car through state emission check, got a new windshield installed. Meanwhile nonengineer and...
Forum: Life after FIRE 05-13-2016, 07:58 PM
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Posted By Bestwifeever
I can't begin to tell you how much I love that...

I can't begin to tell you how much I love that you actually posted these. You rock!
Forum: Life after FIRE 05-02-2016, 11:40 AM
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Posted By Bestwifeever
That's amazing--congrats to her. I'm thinking she...

That's amazing--congrats to her. I'm thinking she preserved her joints during the couch potato years so she can enjoy them now :).
Forum: Life after FIRE 04-26-2016, 05:55 PM
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Posted By Bestwifeever
Took our car to a body shop for an estimate on a...

Took our car to a body shop for an estimate on a replacement bumper. Someone (okay, I) had pulled it loose at one corner and the dealer said the whole bumper would need to be replaced. The body shop...
Forum: Life after FIRE 04-10-2016, 03:58 PM
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Posted By Bestwifeever
A waitress once showed us a tray of desserts and...

A waitress once showed us a tray of desserts and DH pointed to one and asked what was in it. She took his question literally and said it was a scoop of crisco with chocolate sauce and a brownie.
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Forum: Life after FIRE 04-07-2016, 07:23 PM
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Posted By Bestwifeever
That does not sound like fun (the swollen leg and...

That does not sound like fun (the swollen leg and foot, not the taking it easy) but so glad you are home. Was transradial catheterization (through the wrist) for the ablation an option?

In related...
Forum: Life after FIRE 04-06-2016, 06:46 PM
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Posted By Bestwifeever
Taxes turboed and filed. But I'd rather be there...

Taxes turboed and filed. But I'd rather be there ^^^ Nice beach, SK!
Forum: Life after FIRE 04-06-2016, 10:05 AM
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Posted By Bestwifeever
It sounds like your heart and you are in good...

It sounds like your heart and you are in good hands, Walt. Thinking about you!
Forum: Life after FIRE 03-23-2016, 08:49 AM
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Views: 230,153
Posted By Bestwifeever
So glad it went well. What next--a-fib now under...

So glad it went well. What next--a-fib now under control as a result? Blood thinners continue?

Modern medicine really is amazing.
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