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Forum: Life after FIRE Today, 06:34 PM
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Posted By Calico
;D:laugh:;D:laugh:

;D:laugh:;D:laugh:
Forum: Other topics Today, 05:17 PM
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Views: 401
Posted By Calico
I am retiring on 12/31, and I didn't wait to buy...

I am retiring on 12/31, and I didn't wait to buy myself something! I went totally wild and crazy. Someone call the spendy police. ;D :laugh:

Because I plan to spend countless hours reading and...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area Yesterday, 10:32 AM
Replies: 1,853
Views: 101,889
Posted By Calico
+100

+100
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets Yesterday, 10:30 AM
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Views: 127,344
Posted By Calico
Thank you so much for this heads up! I really...

Thank you so much for this heads up! I really enjoyed the first season, and I somehow missed the announcement that a second season is coming.
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area Yesterday, 10:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 779
Posted By Calico
Very impressive! :dance:

Very impressive! :dance:
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area Yesterday, 10:09 AM
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Views: 101,889
Posted By Calico
Why did that make me think of this?

Why did that make me think of this?
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-28-2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 2,141
Views: 143,761
Posted By Calico
I am so very sorry for your loss. Sending...

I am so very sorry for your loss. Sending prayers to you and your family.
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 11-28-2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 779
Posted By Calico
Or you can do it the old-fashioned way

I have a coworker who has always been overweight. I had an MS Teams meeting with her last week and she mentioned that she has lost 40 pounds since our company locked down in March and sent us all...
Forum: Other topics 11-26-2020, 07:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 354
Posted By Calico
Happy Thanksgiving to all. I am thankful...

Happy Thanksgiving to all.

I am thankful that my family members, friends, and I are all healthy and safe. I am thankful for the long Zoom visit I had this afternoon with family members from NC to...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 11-25-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,482
Posted By Calico
I'm glad I'm so frugal. ;D I have an aunt...

I'm glad I'm so frugal. ;D

I have an aunt who lived to 102, and I take after that side (paternal) of the family in every way, so this looks perfectly reasonable to me. :laugh:
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-25-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2,141
Views: 143,761
Posted By Calico
Yesterday: I went to my office for the first...

Yesterday:

I went to my office for the first time since March 13th, when we all started working from home. It was like a ghost building, really creepy, with only 3 other people there. I was...
Forum: Other topics 11-25-2020, 12:20 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,152
Posted By Calico
Life got a lot shorter for 260,000 people this...

Life got a lot shorter for 260,000 people this year.
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-24-2020, 11:23 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 19,567
Posted By Calico
:2funny::2funny::2funny: Indeed. There are...

:2funny::2funny::2funny:

Indeed. There are some posts on this thread which remind me why I'm glad I'm single.
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-23-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2,429
Views: 859,696
Posted By Calico
:flowers::flowers:

:flowers::flowers:
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 11-23-2020, 12:36 PM
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Views: 93,591
Posted By Calico
;D;D;D

;D;D;D
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 11-23-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 1,917
Views: 93,591
Posted By Calico
Hmmm....interstate transport of toilet paper? I...

Hmmm....interstate transport of toilet paper? I suggest you go under cover of darkness to avoid the TP Police! ;D:laugh:
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-23-2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 19,567
Posted By Calico
A wily woman! :laugh:

A wily woman! :laugh:
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-22-2020, 11:37 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 19,567
Posted By Calico
:rofl::rofl::rofl: I wonder if Peter can...

:rofl::rofl::rofl:

I wonder if Peter can still fit through the door to his house, or if a crane is necessary at this point. ;D
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-22-2020, 11:22 PM
Replies: 2,429
Views: 859,696
Posted By Calico
Thank you! Two years was definitely the first...

Thank you! Two years was definitely the first milestone, and after five years they say I can pretty much stop worrying.

I hear you on the health insurance, believe me. I was perfectly healthy my...
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-22-2020, 11:11 PM
Replies: 2,141
Views: 143,761
Posted By Calico
As with so many other industries, ornament makers...

As with so many other industries, ornament makers are monetizing the pandemic. A lovely collection of holiday ornaments, circa 2020:
...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 11-22-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 11,606
Posted By Calico
Two million people traveled by plane this weekend...

Two million people traveled by plane this weekend for Thanksgiving.

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/despite-covid-warnings-2m-jerks-112616451.html

Somewhere else in the forum I saw the...
Forum: Hi, I am... 11-22-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,801
Posted By Calico
I have multiple countdown timers going! ;D

I have multiple countdown timers going! ;D
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-22-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 2,429
Views: 859,696
Posted By Calico
Thank you so much! :greetings10:

Thank you so much! :greetings10:
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-22-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 2,429
Views: 859,696
Posted By Calico
Congratulations! That's wonderful news to go...

Congratulations! That's wonderful news to go into Thanksgiving with. :dance::dance:

I vote for escape, personally! I am 2.5 years cancer free, and I will escape the j*b on 12/31. ;D
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-21-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 2,141
Views: 143,761
Posted By Calico
I hope none of your neighbors leave any little...

I hope none of your neighbors leave any little dogs out in their back yards. The article says they like to dine on small mammals.

Here in NC many years ago a friend of mine had a tiny dog in...
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