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Forum: FIRE and Money 06-18-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 15,884
Posted By Sheryl
Doesn't anyone more or less wing it??? I know...

Doesn't anyone more or less wing it??? I know I'll be fine if I spend <2% and probably okay if I spend <4%, and I'm planning to just buy what I want, generally, which is what I've done for the past...
Forum: Life after FIRE 04-30-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 29,406
Posted By Sheryl
Oh, sad. I'd forgotten that the dog who's now...

Oh, sad. I'd forgotten that the dog who's now gone is my avatar.
Forum: Life after FIRE 04-30-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 29,406
Posted By Sheryl
Wow, I feel like your post could have been...

Wow, I feel like your post could have been written by me, if I were more literate. :) I'm having all the same feelings. It's funny but the dog resonates most with me. I started thinking of FIRE...
Forum: FIRE and Money 06-19-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 14,569
Posted By Sheryl
I joined this forum in 2004. Here I am still...

I joined this forum in 2004. Here I am still waffling. In 2008 I developed major health issues and stayed for the insurance. I'm still "only" 57 but still having trouble getting out!
Forum: Travel Information 08-25-2008, 03:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,155
Posted By Sheryl
I will be going there in October. I also...

I will be going there in October. I also researched until my head was spinning. Outrigger is undergoing renovation, and the Pink Palace is closed. We ended up choosing the New Otani, so I was very...
Forum: Other topics 08-22-2008, 05:48 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,895
Posted By Sheryl
Yeah.... I drifted away. SO is happily ER'ed for...

Yeah.... I drifted away. SO is happily ER'ed for the present, and I've found that it makes working so much nicer for me, because I don't have to do all the housekeeping, etc. in addition to working....
Forum: Other topics 08-22-2008, 02:08 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,895
Posted By Sheryl
Milo is my avatar but here's a newer one of him....

Milo is my avatar but here's a newer one of him. And one of my favorite from his puppy days.

~~ Hi everybody!
Forum: Travel Information 05-16-2008, 03:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,651
Posted By Sheryl
You might want to look at Yapta.com. I love this...

You might want to look at Yapta.com. I love this site - you put in the flight you want and it tracks it for you and e-mails you if it goes down. I saved over $400 (on two tickets) on our last trip...
Forum: Other topics 05-16-2008, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,261
Posted By Sheryl
I joined Myspace in order to be able to view...

I joined Myspace in order to be able to view photos my DIL was posting, but the format - busy backgrounds, flashing icons, sliding menus, etc. - drove me crazy. As well as the actual lack of...
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-15-2008, 07:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,915
Posted By Sheryl
Way to go Rich! 10% is better than nothing.

Way to go Rich! 10% is better than nothing.
Forum: Other topics 12-27-2007, 03:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,982
Posted By Sheryl
Cheetos are my one guilty pleasure. All those...

Cheetos are my one guilty pleasure. All those other chips have no appeal at all, but I cannot walk away from a bag of cheetos. I used to reward myself on long boring drives with a bag from the AM...
Forum: Travel Information 09-14-2007, 08:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,394
Posted By Sheryl
Steve - it sounds GREAT! How many days...

Steve - it sounds GREAT!

How many days total will you be on the road? Miles? Gallons of gas? I'd love to read details too.

We're off tomorrow on our first RV (rented) trip - to see how we...
Forum: Forum Admin 09-14-2007, 08:45 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 43,377
Posted By Sheryl
Sure... I tried to post about it earlier, but...

Sure... I tried to post about it earlier, but -obviously- couldn't. Was too busy/lazy/frustrated to bother trying to PM you.

I'm afraid by the time everything's up and running, all the folks...
Forum: Forum Admin 09-14-2007, 08:41 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 43,377
Posted By Sheryl
I'm just trying a test post, because last time I...

I'm just trying a test post, because last time I tried to post - Wednesday I think - all I could get was a message saying my post needed to be at least one character.

Having typed and lost...
Forum: Life after FIRE 09-11-2007, 08:24 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,216
Posted By Sheryl
Amen Sister!

Amen Sister!
Forum: Life after FIRE 09-09-2007, 06:41 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,216
Posted By Sheryl
Wow, I missed a great thread. Now I'm starting...

Wow, I missed a great thread. Now I'm starting to get worried. SO has five more days to work. Then we will be facing all this fun stuff. But somehow I don't think he'll be like Oldwizard. He's...
Forum: Other topics 09-03-2007, 03:36 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 15,258
Posted By Sheryl
I buy a new car every 10 years whether I need it...

I buy a new car every 10 years whether I need it or not. I figure I would like to have the variety of owning 7 cars over a lifetime.

Age 16-26: 1976 Vega +/- 80,000 mi
(year borrowing dad's car)...
Forum: Other topics 09-01-2007, 07:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,451
Posted By Sheryl
I agree, Brewer - I use Yahoo e-mail, and if it...

I agree, Brewer - I use Yahoo e-mail, and if it were not for the huge chore of changing my address everywhere, I'd ditch it in a minute. The new Beta stinks, but the old version doesn't work at all...
Forum: Other topics 09-01-2007, 07:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,451
Posted By Sheryl
Yahoo Photos Closing - recommendations for alternatives?

I accidently discovered that Yahoo photos will be closing on 9/20/07. Strangely, there is no notice of this on the Yahoo Photos site itself.

But anyway, I have a choice of moving to Flickr,...
Forum: Other topics 08-31-2007, 06:09 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,124
Posted By Sheryl
I just bought three bras on clearance at Kohls -...

I just bought three bras on clearance at Kohls - forget the exact price, but it was under $20 for all three together. But I'm "not too large" so I don't need the industrial strength ones.

As...
Forum: Life after FIRE 08-28-2007, 10:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,605
Posted By Sheryl
Yeah, my "dream" retirement is to have one of...

Yeah, my "dream" retirement is to have one of those trailers like Rich in Tampa just got, and spend November thru January down in the Southwest with our kayaks.

I would take a a two-week dive...
Forum: Travel Information 08-27-2007, 12:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,492
Posted By Sheryl
Hey! I resemble that! ;D

Hey! I resemble that!

;D
Forum: Other topics 08-27-2007, 09:02 AM
Replies: 21
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Views: 3,535
Posted By Sheryl
Hmmm.....let me ask Milo about this. ...

Hmmm.....let me ask Milo about this.

https://www.early-retirement.org/forums/540281-post122.html
Forum: Life after FIRE 08-25-2007, 02:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,605
Posted By Sheryl
I want to be Martha in my next life. ;D We...

I want to be Martha in my next life. ;D
We think a lot about the "snowbird" life as well, though I think I'd prefer Mexico, Central or South America to Florida or Arizona. It's a subject that...
Forum: Life after FIRE 08-25-2007, 01:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,605
Posted By Sheryl
Kitty - I've only been to the Carribbean side, so...

Kitty - I've only been to the Carribbean side, so I can't comment on your proposed locations, other than I've read a lot about them being popular retirement location for "gringos." I hope you will...
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