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Forum: Hi, I am... 01-02-2021, 02:52 PM
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You might have missed my earlier post. I moved...

You might have missed my earlier post. I moved my mother in with me when she was 62 and unable to support herself. I provided for her for 20 years as she did for me for 18 years until I went into...
Forum: Hi, I am... 01-02-2021, 08:46 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,898
Posted By 5Miler
Tough bunch.

Tough bunch.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 12-31-2020, 12:32 PM
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Views: 3,082
Posted By 5Miler
I use a treadmill that will be 10 years old next...

I use a treadmill that will be 10 years old next week, a reminder of a years ago New Years sale at the local Sears before it shut down. I pretty much wore the motor out as DGF could hear me in the...
Forum: Hi, I am... 12-31-2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,898
Posted By 5Miler
Another reason to avoid the workplace at all...

Another reason to avoid the workplace at all costs.
Forum: Travel Information 12-31-2020, 09:14 AM
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Views: 423
Posted By 5Miler
These tickets were purchased directly through...

These tickets were purchased directly through Delta which is our standard practice these days. They are not refundable but they are valid until Dec 31, 2022 and should not incur change fees. That...
Forum: Travel Information 12-30-2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By 5Miler
Air Travel ATL to Rome in Oct 2021

We are hopefully, heading off on an 11 day Med cruise of the Greek islands this coming October flying into Rome to kick off the trip. There are probably 10 or so people traveling with us as a group...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 12-30-2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,425
Posted By 5Miler
Nobody mentioned it yet but the Dermatologist...

Nobody mentioned it yet but the Dermatologist Surgery Clinic that did the deed was a referral from the VA so they are probably done with me after the 6 week check up. The VA Dermatologist has not...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 12-30-2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,425
Posted By 5Miler
Had the big unveiling today with the bandage...

Had the big unveiling today with the bandage removal. Yeah, this will take some time to heal up. I'm sure it will be fine but most of my nose is bright red now as the line of sutures goes up most...
Forum: Hi, I am... 12-30-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,898
Posted By 5Miler
Apparently I am an outlier in this area.

Apparently I am an outlier in this area.
Forum: Other topics 12-28-2020, 03:38 PM
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Views: 292,469
Posted By 5Miler
Bought TurboTax Premier early this morning and...

Bought TurboTax Premier early this morning and just ordered a subwoofer for my family room 5.0 home theater system.

SVS SB-2000 Subwoofer (Black Ash) – 12-inch Driver, 500-Watts RMS, Sealed...
Forum: Other topics 12-28-2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,858
Posted By 5Miler
I live in Atlanta with hot humid summers and have...

I live in Atlanta with hot humid summers and have two systems, upstairs and a downstairs unit. My downstairs unit is 29 years old as I moved in 29 years and two day ago. I am the original owner of...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 12-28-2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,425
Posted By 5Miler
I'm back home, in and out in 1.5 hours. First...

I'm back home, in and out in 1.5 hours. First session showed clear margins again and thankfully no additional grafts required. The doctor decided to cut a skin flap instead to close the wound as he...
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-28-2020, 06:28 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 15,081
Posted By 5Miler
Didn't see this thread earlier so posted in...

Didn't see this thread earlier so posted in another TurboTax thread. TT is on sale currently at Amazon for $30 off Premier and other deals on the other versions both download and CD packages.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 12-28-2020, 05:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,452
Posted By 5Miler
I had a lipoma removed from the back of my head...

I had a lipoma removed from the back of my head about 10 years ago at age 57. Kaiser bounced me around a bit from my Primary Care to Dermatology and finally to the Surgical Center. The Surgical...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 12-28-2020, 05:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,425
Posted By 5Miler
Heading in for round two of my MOHS adventure...

Heading in for round two of my MOHS adventure early this morning. The tip of my nose this time. The side of my nose has mostly healed up but the graft donor site in my ear is still pretty angry...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 12-28-2020, 05:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,425
Posted By 5Miler
Yes between the Covid closures early this year...

Yes between the Covid closures early this year and dealing with the VA the delays are getting tough.
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-28-2020, 04:58 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,059
Posted By 5Miler
Turbo Tax Federal and State currently on sale at...

Turbo Tax Federal and State currently on sale at Amazon for a limited time today. Seems to be all versions. Just picked up Premier 2020 Fed and State for $54.90.
Forum: Hi, I am... 12-25-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,898
Posted By 5Miler
True words. Unbelievably, the action that...

True words. Unbelievably, the action that brought about peace in the household was when we brought home a puppy that DGF had been wanting and one month later I rescued another puppy. Seems it gave...
Forum: Hi, I am... 12-23-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 9,898
Posted By 5Miler
My mother had to retire at 62 as she was...

My mother had to retire at 62 as she was physically unable to continue her job as a waitress which she had done since she was 18 years old. She took her SS and initially it amounted to under $500 a...
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-12-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,128
Posted By 5Miler
DGF and I have maintained a safety deposit box...

DGF and I have maintained a safety deposit box for the past 20 years mainly for my house deed, car titles and other hard to replace documents. I have had to replace marriage/divorce decrees...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 12-10-2020, 11:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,425
Posted By 5Miler
I have to admit to not being very diligent in...

I have to admit to not being very diligent in applying sunscreen like I should have over the years. I spent my first 5 years in the military at Dover AFB in Delaware and pretty much lived at...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 12-10-2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,425
Posted By 5Miler
Oh yeah, I was fortunate there as well as they...

Oh yeah, I was fortunate there as well as they were able to get all of mine on the first slice as well. Probably won't be so lucky the next round as they couldn't visualize the margins as well so...
Forum: Travel Information 12-10-2020, 08:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,327
Posted By 5Miler
Pretty jealous of your dive trip. We are...

Pretty jealous of your dive trip. We are scheduled for a month in Bonaire again this April but that will make two years since we last got wet. We haven't gone more than 6 months without a dive trip...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 12-10-2020, 08:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,425
Posted By 5Miler
Thanks for the heads up on excision possibility. ...

Thanks for the heads up on excision possibility. The MOHS is more than enough trauma for me at this point. The nose is doing very well but the donor site in my ear is sore as heck. Not looking...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 12-10-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,425
Posted By 5Miler
My adventures with MOHS

To be clear, I have absolutely no complaints about the care I have been receiving through the VA.

During my regular checkup at the VA last January I brought attention to a small bump on the side...
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