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Forum: Other topics 05-11-2007, 07:25 PM
Replies: 55
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Forum: Other topics 05-11-2007, 07:20 PM
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Views: 9,148
Posted By Ol_Rancher
Re: How Many Sex Partners Have you Had

25 - 30

I did a count at age 34 or so and the sum was 25 then. Add about 3 or 4 so more for the last 25 years.

I was an school teacher - usually only two or three men on the staff .. an...
Forum: Other topics 05-11-2007, 07:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,177
Posted By Ol_Rancher
Re: Were you at Woodstock?

" Funny, I saw Roy Buchanan twice at the 'Dillo in the 70s. I'm going to bet a basket of nachos and a Shiner bock that HFWR went to some concerts at the 'Dillo"

CaliforniaDreamer,
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Forum: Other topics 05-03-2007, 07:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,177
Posted By Ol_Rancher
Re: Were you at Woodstock?

Post Script - After the event I was too high with many many micrograms of vitamin A to burn off so we pointed the car north instead of south to Maryland and home driving until able to consider sleep....
Forum: Other topics 05-03-2007, 07:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,177
Posted By Ol_Rancher
Re: Were you at Woodstock?

I arrived at a farmer's field to park my VW late Friday afternoon. That day was to feature the acoustic groups like Joan B. and Richie Havens. I slept aftrer the long drive from Maryland and by early...
Forum: Life after FIRE 05-01-2007, 08:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,598
Posted By Ol_Rancher
Re: Kiplinger's annual suggestions on where to live out!

Yep,
Ebola in central Texas has been found to be carried by the chiggers, especially those in Texas Hill Country. Not to worry, one can just spread some kerosene over the tops of your boots...
Forum: Other topics 02-25-2007, 08:58 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,476
Posted By Ol_Rancher
Re: Inaugural San Antonio ER Anonymous Chapter Hospitality Meeting

The Ol' Rancher can be there. I live one hour north to Blanco Texas then 10 miles west half way to Stonewall. I moved here from Austin so I don't knoiw San Antonio as well as I should. I try to keep...
Forum: Other topics 01-21-2007, 09:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,992
Posted By Ol_Rancher
Re: Ok now who is the crazy one?

$1.99 / gallon plus the attendant gives ya a free window wash at the Super S in Blanco Texas!

In case yer wonderin' Blanco is still a onme stoplight town with a nine pin bowling alley that uses...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 01-20-2007, 11:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,054
Posted By Ol_Rancher
Re: Prostate Concerns - PSA Results

Geoloco & rogerc1944,

Thank you both for your informative replies.

I expected to hear from a few survivors who would share their first-hand knowlege. Reading reports and articles never has the...
Forum: Life after FIRE 01-12-2007, 11:15 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 21,649
Posted By Ol_Rancher
Re: "Affordable" town in warm climate for single old babe

Texas scorpions and snakes are not much of a problem if ya get yerself an emu to run around the yard. I haven't seen a rattler in a couple years since getting emus.

In warmer dry weather, the...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 01-11-2007, 01:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,054
Posted By Ol_Rancher
Re: Prostate Concerns - PSA Results

PSA update. After reviewing the PSA results of the last few years that were rising at an expotential rate (see 1st post in thread) my general practioner doctor and I decided that if the results were...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 12-28-2006, 06:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,054
Posted By Ol_Rancher
Re: Prostate Concerns - PSA Results

In reply to an earlier post on radiation treatment.

According to a Stanford lecture on the Research Channel (satellite TV):

The radiation treatment in which radioactive seeds are to be...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 11-21-2006, 09:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,751
Posted By Ol_Rancher
Forum: Other topics 11-21-2006, 09:13 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,375
Posted By Ol_Rancher
Re: did someone say 'draft'?

"Ol Rancher,
I thought them Texas cricket bugs was a might hardier than reg'lar cricket bugs. Maybeez I wuz wrong."

Yer thinking of them big cockaroaches that fly from the trees and try to get...
Forum: Other topics 11-21-2006, 08:59 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,375
Posted By Ol_Rancher
Re: did someone say 'draft'?

"Are any of the same voices to be heard registering discontent over Charlie Rangel's shenanigans? (followed by silence except for faint sound of crickets chirping)"

Crickets chirping in late...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 11-15-2006, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,816
Posted By Ol_Rancher
ExSmoker and Nicotine Gum

I began smoking at age 13 and smoked about 3/4 of a pack per day consistantly until about 3 years ago.

I know that I am at elevated risk for lung cancer and will remain so for life. However I now...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 11-15-2006, 08:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,054
Posted By Ol_Rancher
Prostate Concerns - PSA Results

I am 60 years old and have an enlarged prostate. I get a PSA test and a DRE (digital rectal exam) yearly each December.

My PSAs are well below the levels that were used in the past to indicate a...
Forum: FIRE and Money 09-23-2006, 02:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,763
Posted By Ol_Rancher
Re: One more reason

* There are taxes and there are taxes. One way Austin and Travis County managed to tax evict me and most other civil servants from the city and* is the use of fees. On a city owned utility bill you...
Forum: Other topics 08-03-2006, 08:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,705
Posted By Ol_Rancher
Re: End of life issues

If your gpa's in and out of lucidity with a life ending condition, sounds like time for hospice help. I have seen what you describe several times - the final days.

The time line of events for...
Forum: Life after FIRE 07-31-2006, 07:21 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,576
Posted By Ol_Rancher
Re: FI and dating

Through out my adult life the first rule has always been:

Only date women who have a career.

* modified lately to : Only date women who have a career or the means to support their own...
Forum: Other topics 07-09-2006, 12:24 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,727
Posted By Ol_Rancher
Re: candy of your youth

I *even remember N_ _ _ _ r *Babies! little black licorice babies with sugar sprinkled on them. I am 60 and the drug store that carried them was in Washington D.C.

Chunky was a rare treat because...
Forum: Life after FIRE 05-23-2006, 09:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,512
Posted By Ol_Rancher
Austin Texas - Retire Here ?

From time to time a discussion about retirement to central Texas or Austin urges me to report the 'truth' about living in this area. The following appeared in todays' Austin American Statesman....
Forum: Other topics 04-26-2006, 06:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,792
Posted By Ol_Rancher
Re: Houston Texas anyone?

Bingo, Nords.

Cosmopolitan Houston has all the glamour, cultural diversion, reasonable real estate anyone could want.

Plus the giant cockaroaches and scorpions hide so very well in the daytime...
Forum: FIRE and Money 04-25-2006, 06:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,696
Posted By Ol_Rancher
Re: Social Security Disability

When she receives her lump sum payment for (up to one year) being unable to work over the past year or more, that time counts toward the two year waiting period to qualify her for Medicare.

In...
Forum: FIRE and Money 04-24-2006, 05:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,696
Posted By Ol_Rancher
Re: Social Security Disability

Apply for her SS Disability at once!

They will expedite it very quickly. Metastatic breast cancer is a flag to them. When we applied for my wife, we worked with a SS administration clerk by phone...
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