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Forum: Other topics 08-24-2021, 05:33 PM
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Posted By gwix98
Ours seems to be OK as well.

Ours seems to be OK as well.
Forum: Other topics 08-06-2021, 07:31 PM
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Views: 4,023
Posted By gwix98
That’s all I grow in tomatoes. Good yield this...

That’s all I grow in tomatoes. Good yield this year despite
fungus. Trickier in containers but well suited to the PNW.
Forum: Other topics 07-27-2021, 11:37 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,023
Posted By gwix98
I grow cherry tomatoes, green beans, snap peas...

I grow cherry tomatoes, green beans, snap peas all in containers. It gives me a lot of pleasure. We are well fenced here so 4 legged critters canít get in. Our biggest problem is a short growing...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 07-14-2021, 07:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 729
Posted By gwix98
Particularly interested in medial bone on bone...

Particularly interested in medial bone on bone situations.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 07-13-2021, 05:17 PM
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Views: 729
Posted By gwix98
At 31 Iím surprised he is having significant...

At 31 Iím surprised he is having significant issues with his knee. Iím really interested in hearing from folks with debilitating joint issues.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 07-13-2021, 04:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 729
Posted By gwix98
Severe osteoarthritis of the knee

Just gathering information

I have a close relative who has osteoarthritis in one or both knees. She is in her early 70ís. There is a family practice physician here in the Seattle area who is going...
Forum: Other topics 07-02-2021, 04:53 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,180
Posted By gwix98
Well said. A voltmeter is a very handy thing to...

Well said. A voltmeter is a very handy thing to have around the house.
Forum: Active Investing, Market Strategies & Alternative Assets 06-29-2021, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 785
Posted By gwix98
No problem either.

No problem either.
Forum: Other topics 06-29-2021, 04:05 PM
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Views: 448,813
Posted By gwix98
Just dropped out of the oppressive heat in the...

Just dropped out of the oppressive heat in the Seattle area today.
While we were not as high as some regions of the PNW we were
well over 100.
I suspect as I write many are in the process of...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-14-2021, 02:40 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,691
Posted By gwix98
I remember the op comments and his posted plan....

I remember the op comments and his posted plan. My wife and I were in the middle of
re doing our backyard at the same time. I was interested as a total re do for our entire house was very close to...
Forum: Other topics 05-18-2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,582
Posted By gwix98
Iíd like to hope so too. I wonder if it could...

Iíd like to hope so too. I wonder if it could have something to do with the stresses you were under while working? I worked in a high volume very stressful environment where I had little control over...
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-24-2021, 02:46 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,691
Posted By gwix98
Iím in the do it camp. Iím in a similar situation...

Iím in the do it camp. Iím in a similar situation plus I have an old patio that needs to be removed. Basic bid came in at $35K. Looking at your drawing it looks reasonable. Many of us will be...
Forum: Active Investing, Market Strategies & Alternative Assets 03-09-2021, 04:49 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,416
Posted By gwix98
Two stocks and the rest ETF’s. Works very well....

Two stocks and the rest ETF’s. Works very well. No withdrawals yet.
Forum: Other topics 02-23-2021, 06:46 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,054
Posted By gwix98
I figure the gas savings alone pays for the...

I figure the gas savings alone pays for the membership. Great wine selection, too.
And my wife needs hearing aids. Much
cheaper than any other source she has
found.
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 12-19-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,054
Posted By gwix98
Thanks to all for your input. Happy Holidays to...

Thanks to all for your input. Happy Holidays to all!
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 12-19-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,054
Posted By gwix98
I get it! We all have our preferences!

I get it! We all have our preferences!
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 12-19-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,054
Posted By gwix98
Very true regarding connection speed. We are...

Very true regarding connection speed. We are relatively slow at 30/30.
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 12-19-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,054
Posted By gwix98
Itís true, I could get by with my current IPAD 2...

Itís true, I could get by with my current IPAD 2 Air. It does all I need it to do.
Likewise with my Series 7 iPhone. The additional speed might be nice if it
really is all that noticeable. ...
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 12-19-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,054
Posted By gwix98
Audrey, I actually like touch too. DW has...

Audrey,

I actually like touch too. DW has face recognition, but not sure she
uses it that much.
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 12-19-2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,054
Posted By gwix98
New iPad

Hi all,

Iím looking to buy a new IPAD. I currently have a 64 gb Air thatís at least
5 years old. Iíll likely purchase this after Christmas. I have had two since
they were introduced. Both have...
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-12-2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 461
Posted By gwix98
UGMA account

I opened up a UGMA account for my 4 year grandson last Dec with $500 invested in VTI. Closing in on 18% plus for 2020. I plan to add at least $500 annually or more depending on the year and my annual...
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-12-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 9,719
Posted By gwix98
I have a B of A ATM card only. That and two CC’s...

I have a B of A ATM card only. That and two CC’s (1 rewards) are all I need.
I’ve played the sign up bonus game for years and my credit score continues to
go up. I’ve never used a debit card. No...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 12-04-2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 36,435
Posted By gwix98
I also know a former co-worker who had it at age...

I also know a former co-worker who had it at age 65 and did very well. Good luck!
Forum: Other topics 12-04-2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,860
Posted By gwix98
I bought a new vehicle to replace my old Toyota...

I bought a new vehicle to replace my old Toyota pickup. It’s nice to have one new vehicle in your life. And a Japanese vehicle could very much outlive me at 4500 miles a year! DW also got a new one...
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-04-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,029
Posted By gwix98
Used to be up to five years. Looking back I wish...

Used to be up to five years. Looking back I wish I had done that.
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