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Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 04-16-2021, 05:46 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 12,338
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That will make my next week's air travel in over...

That will make my next week's air travel in over 15 months a bit more relaxing.
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 04-14-2021, 06:24 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 12,338
Posted By cbo111
We recently heard from two friends living in...

We recently heard from two friends living in different areas of Ontario Province. They are really struggling with limited vaccines available and a super surge of one of the bad variants. Total...
Forum: Other topics 04-03-2021, 02:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 899
Posted By cbo111
We bought two Ride1Up bikes a few months ago and...

We bought two Ride1Up bikes a few months ago and they fit perfectly on our hitch-mounted Saris rack. The rack is rated for two bikes at 60lbs each. Our bikes are 48lbs with the battery removed, so...
Forum: Travel Information 04-03-2021, 02:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 893
Posted By cbo111
+1 for Costco. They usually seem to be the...

+1 for Costco. They usually seem to be the cheapest option and cost nothing to reserve. I recommend checking the site a few times after you initially book because rates do fluctuate over time due to...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 04-01-2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,334
Posted By cbo111
Miralax and Dulcolax are both available over the...

Miralax and Dulcolax are both available over the counter now, so most insurance no longer pays. Sneaky how they do that. We now pay for Voltran, Zyrtec, and other meds that were once covered by...
Forum: Other topics 03-27-2021, 06:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,019
Posted By cbo111
Our golf cart was hit often by the local...

Our golf cart was hit often by the local Great-tailed grackle's at our local course. They knew to attack when you walked up to the green and would be occupied for a few minutes. Any Chips, peanuts,...
Forum: Life after FIRE 03-20-2021, 06:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,393
Posted By cbo111
I've done a similar thing, but for the past...

I've done a similar thing, but for the past couple months we had to abandon that because we have the vaccine lotteries here in Florida where you sign up online and wait for calls from the surrounding...
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-16-2021, 06:11 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,571
Posted By cbo111
I sold a Harley a few years back for $14K. The...

I sold a Harley a few years back for $14K. The buyer picked the bike up and handed me an envelope containing nothing but 20's, 700 of them to be precise. And they appeared brand new. It took an hour...
Forum: Life after FIRE 03-13-2021, 06:26 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,996
Posted By cbo111
I live in the Tampa/Bradenton area. Growing up in...

I live in the Tampa/Bradenton area. Growing up in Calif, I experienced a fair number of earthquakes. These occur with almost no warning (unless you are observing your pets who apparently sense them...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 03-11-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 3,244
Views: 152,466
Posted By cbo111
I had all the anthrax vaccines (5 or 6) in my...

I had all the anthrax vaccines (5 or 6) in my right shoulder almost 20 years ago. One side effect to this is I no longer feel any needles going in. That anthrax cocktail must've damaged some tissue I...
Forum: Other topics 03-09-2021, 06:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,389
Posted By cbo111
My family reunions have unfortunately been...

My family reunions have unfortunately been replaced by funerals. That is when I see extended family (uncles, aunts , cousins..) and ponder just how much older they all look. Funny, since I really...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 03-07-2021, 06:02 PM
Replies: 533
Views: 28,794
Posted By cbo111
We get our second shot next week, and I already...

We get our second shot next week, and I already have flight travel planned in late April. I am a little concerned about becoming a basket case in the airport and onboard the plane, flinching and...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 03-06-2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,022
Posted By cbo111
So, DW and I will get our second shot next week...

So, DW and I will get our second shot next week and are planning a flight across country near the end of April. We have been using KN95 masks for the bulk of our shopping and appointments. The...
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 03-04-2021, 05:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,514
Posted By cbo111
I loved going to the Fry's in Roseville, CA. That...

I loved going to the Fry's in Roseville, CA. That was 10 years ago since I moved away and no longer had access to their stores. Fry's was truly the last store where I actually enjoyed just walking...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 02-26-2021, 06:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,061
Posted By cbo111
My gastro told me to use a whole bottle of...

My gastro told me to use a whole bottle of miralax powder plus a couple ducolax. It went down easy because you can hardly taste the miralax, like drinking water that is a little gritty. Cleaned me...
Forum: Other topics 02-24-2021, 06:24 AM
Replies: 646
Views: 49,615
Posted By cbo111
funny

funny
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 02-21-2021, 06:13 PM
Replies: 3,244
Views: 152,466
Posted By cbo111
If your Costco is like ours, seniors 60+ are...

If your Costco is like ours, seniors 60+ are allowed in an hour early at 9:00am. I try to arrive about 9:10 after the small line of folks have entered. I find myself all alone on many isles, which is...
Forum: Other topics 02-19-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 394
Posted By cbo111
I looked at the VG site today and noticed the...

I looked at the VG site today and noticed the 1099DIVs were still not posted. I usually wait for everything to drop into my account, then import into TT. It has worked well in the past.
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 02-19-2021, 02:10 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 16,851
Posted By cbo111
Interesting. DW and I just got our first Moderna...

Interesting. DW and I just got our first Moderna at the local grocery pharmacy. We both noted that there was no typical alcohol wipe prior to injection. Maybe it by design to save time??
Forum: Other topics 02-17-2021, 08:11 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,088
Posted By cbo111
+1. Exactly the same in my household. DW handles...

+1. Exactly the same in my household. DW handles all day-to-day bills and is very intelligent. But when I try to explain our taxable vs nontaxable, AA, etc, she glazes over very quickly.
Forum: Life after FIRE 02-13-2021, 10:47 AM
Replies: 788
Views: 57,155
Posted By cbo111
Two e-bikes arrived via Fedex a few days ago. It...

Two e-bikes arrived via Fedex a few days ago. It took about 3 hours to do final assembly and adjust the disk brakes. These are Ride1UP series 500 bikes. Priced at about $1200 each, they have...
Forum: Other topics 02-07-2021, 08:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,059
Posted By cbo111
Mike Tyson, case in point. And yet with all his...

Mike Tyson, case in point. And yet with all his troubles he has managed to reinvent himself several times.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 02-05-2021, 06:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By cbo111
Thanks, I am also in Florida and will check out...

Thanks, I am also in Florida and will check out this website.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 02-05-2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By cbo111
Finding a new physician

My current MD just sent a notice that she is moving out of the area and gave me some names of possible replacements. I tried to look up the qualifications of several docs on Healthgrades, WebMD,...
Forum: Other topics 01-31-2021, 04:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 907
Posted By cbo111
I watched the Como 4 review and really like the...

I watched the Como 4 review and really like the simplified setup. I have spent many hours wading through dozens of brands (good for pandemic time use). So many of these companies have been around for...
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