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Forum: Hi, I am... 01-18-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,319
Posted By MOSAT
Congratulations and Welcome! I've been ER for a...

Congratulations and Welcome! I've been ER for a little more than two months and still have dreams (nightmares?) about w*rk and some of the people there at MegaCorp. The dreams are getting less...
Forum: Other topics 01-14-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,074
Posted By MOSAT
Currently averaging 400 - 600 Mbps as tested with...

Currently averaging 400 - 600 Mbps as tested with various speed sites.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 01-07-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,087
Posted By MOSAT
Funny, this is what I was hoping to make as a...

Funny, this is what I was hoping to make as a hobby. I haven't carved any yet, I just ordered the carving knives from Amazon. See link for nice sticks:

Wood Spirit Sticks...
Forum: Other topics 01-07-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 549
Posted By MOSAT
I have Bluetooth headphones that I run from the...

I have Bluetooth headphones that I run from the iPhone in an arm band, mostly for cardio, spin bikes and ellipticals.

I tried just setting the phone down within reach and counting on the Bluetooth...
Forum: Other topics 01-02-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 776
Posted By MOSAT
I've got giga fiber to the house here. I did see...

I've got giga fiber to the house here. I did see a difference from the 100 Mbps service initially. Problem seems to be how do you tell if you are getting the speed promised. All the speed test...
Forum: Other topics 12-24-2017, 10:32 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 6,365
Posted By MOSAT
I've been ER for only 10 weeks and I'm getting a...

I've been ER for only 10 weeks and I'm getting a blast out of this post. I can spot half of the people I w*rked with here. Many had multiple personalities. The Mocher/Clock watcher were one person.
...
Forum: Other topics 12-05-2017, 08:48 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,609
Posted By MOSAT
I was, and still remain, a bit of a "Grinch"....

I was, and still remain, a bit of a "Grinch". Didn't know it at the time, but I suffer from light deprivation seasonal depression so growing up in the extreme northern midwest made me a miserable...
Forum: Other topics 12-03-2017, 09:07 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 4,303
Posted By MOSAT
I was a news junkie too, but I stopped watching...

I was a news junkie too, but I stopped watching network(s) and local news a few years ago. Haven't missed it. In fact, I think it has helped my overall disposition on life in general. I am...
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-29-2017, 12:50 PM
Replies: 3,425
Views: 195,694
Posted By MOSAT
Got on the road bike for the first time in a long...

Got on the road bike for the first time in a long time this morning, it's been awhile. Decided since it was soooo nice, 62 sunny, what the heck. Went 12 -15 miles. don't know how far exactly, since...
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-16-2017, 09:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,325
Posted By MOSAT
Timber and land is a “shoulda, coulda, wished I...

Timber and land is a “shoulda, coulda, wished I did a” thing with me, or “The one that got away.” Years ago DFIL, forester for a mega land owner paper megacorp, told me he could set me up with 100...
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-16-2017, 08:39 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,284
Posted By MOSAT
We moved 1300 miles away from both my and DW’s...

We moved 1300 miles away from both my and DW’s family about 24 years ago. The first few years of TG here were pretty sad in our house, since it was always a big deal with our families, LOTS of food,...
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-06-2017, 11:50 AM
Replies: 398
Views: 61,903
Posted By MOSAT
Today is the first day of retirement. I had my...

Today is the first day of retirement. I had my company retirement lunch last Friday, turned in all the company keys etc.
I had originally set October 13 as the date, but circumstances changed it to...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 10-12-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,937
Posted By MOSAT
OK, I'll go with the "big ass chocolate...

OK, I'll go with the "big ass chocolate milkshake" too!
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 10-09-2017, 12:12 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,937
Posted By MOSAT
:rofl::dance:A great big half pound Bacon Cheese...

:rofl::dance:A great big half pound Bacon Cheese Burger with a mess of fries, chased down with a pint or three of a good micro brew!
Forum: Life after FIRE 09-06-2017, 09:53 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 7,142
Posted By MOSAT
We were highschool sweethearts, so we've been...

We were highschool sweethearts, so we've been together for 44 years, married for 39 just as I graduated for college.
Forum: Life after FIRE 07-12-2017, 06:07 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 61,903
Posted By MOSAT
I'm going to take a two to three week road trip,...

I'm going to take a two to three week road trip, then chill for a bit, no concrete plans as of now. I figure it'll take 4-6 months to decompress and learn to just be.
Forum: Life after FIRE 07-12-2017, 02:18 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 61,903
Posted By MOSAT
:dance::dance:Just got off the call with HR and...

:dance::dance:Just got off the call with HR and told them to start the papers for October 13, 2017! It's official. Yes, its a Friday, and no, I'm not superstitious. How can your last day of w*rk be...
Forum: Other topics 04-13-2017, 02:19 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,041
Posted By MOSAT
I've learned, that as a fellow INTJ, you can...

I've learned, that as a fellow INTJ, you can analyze, plan, calculate, plan and worry some more. but you're better off just doing it! No more OMY to get a 100% success rate with a larger buffer,...
Forum: Other topics 03-06-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,177
Posted By MOSAT
Found Money: what would you do?

A number of years ago when debit cards were still not extremely common, I was out running errands buying the monthly household items, soap, groceries, etc. with cash. I shopped at multiple stores to...
Forum: Other topics 02-10-2017, 01:11 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,868
Posted By MOSAT
It takes about 2 hours from cold start to cooking...

It takes about 2 hours from cold start to cooking temperature;D That gives everyone time to socialize and have an adult beverage. It's also why we only fire it for a group of people. Too long and too...
Forum: Other topics 02-10-2017, 10:38 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,868
Posted By MOSAT
I've experimented with different flours, flour...

I've experimented with different flours, flour ratios (Whole wheat/White unbleached) etc. Even went so far as to get flour milled at a local grist mill, ordered sour dough yeast starter from Italy,...
Forum: Other topics 02-10-2017, 09:13 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,868
Posted By MOSAT
Pizza geek here... the DW and I decided that one...

Pizza geek here... the DW and I decided that one hobby that she thinks will keep me home and out of trouble is cooking. So we put in a backyard brick wood fired pizza oven.
BrickWood Outdoor Pizza...
Forum: Other topics 12-07-2016, 07:41 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,100
Posted By MOSAT
I also hate to say it, but we have our DS and his...

I also hate to say it, but we have our DS and his wife (33 and 31) on our family plan. They pay their part. Up until recently we also bought them new phones. That stopped, but we did it because we...
Forum: Life after FIRE 12-02-2016, 08:06 AM
Replies: 398
Views: 61,903
Posted By MOSAT
Sorry! :facepalm: Hope it's not an omen too.

Sorry! :facepalm: Hope it's not an omen too.
Forum: Life after FIRE 12-01-2016, 08:03 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 61,903
Posted By MOSAT
Adding myself to the list. Haven't "filed the...

Adding myself to the list. Haven't "filed the papers" yet, but starting to enjoy the end of OMY!

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