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Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area Yesterday, 12:28 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,175
Posted By harllee
Florida may have lower rates now but back in the...

Florida may have lower rates now but back in the summer when Floridians had to go inside in the air conditioning their rates where much higher. I think the key is to try to avoid inside spaces with...
Forum: Other topics Yesterday, 12:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 504
Posted By harllee
I found my group through Facebook but it was a...

I found my group through Facebook but it was a little confusing which group I could join since I was on the boundary between 2 groups. I tried to join one group and they told me I should join...
Forum: Other topics Yesterday, 07:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 504
Posted By harllee
My buy nothing group is not very strict on...

My buy nothing group is not very strict on membership, you just have to prove you live in the area. My small town has 4 different groups covering north, south, east and west areas and each have...
Forum: Other topics Yesterday, 05:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 504
Posted By harllee
These groups are especially good for children's...

These groups are especially good for children's stuff they quickly outgrow. And very helpful to those facing surgery who need walkers, etc. I noticed recently that my buy nothing group allowed you...
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-28-2021, 04:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,106
Posted By harllee
If you are over 70.5, give some of that IRA money...

If you are over 70.5, give some of that IRA money to your favorite charities, that is what I am doing.
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 11-28-2021, 04:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,155
Posted By harllee
Smile Thank You! That seems to have fixed the problem....

Thank You! That seems to have fixed the problem. I turned off javascript on my MacBook Air and I have now been on this Forum for 15 minutes or so and have not heard the fan running. So fingers...
Forum: Other topics 11-28-2021, 04:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 504
Posted By harllee
Buy Nothing/Free cycle type groups

Over the last few years I have joined the local Buy Nothing and Free Cycle groups. For those who don't know-- these are local groups where you can give away stuff you don't want or ask for things...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 11-28-2021, 07:50 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 17,902
Posted By harllee
This is what we are doing. We have stock piled...

This is what we are doing. We have stock piled several of the home test kits (had to buy them on Amazon, when we bought them none available locally). When we get a sore throat or stuffy head, etc...
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 11-27-2021, 08:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,155
Posted By harllee
I went through the SMC reset procedure and that...

I went through the SMC reset procedure and that did not fix the problem on my MacBook air but thanks for the suggestion
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-26-2021, 05:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,350
Posted By harllee
If FIL is retired maybe he should go ahead and...

If FIL is retired maybe he should go ahead and take his SS now if his life expectancy is that low.
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 11-26-2021, 05:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,155
Posted By harllee
Why would this website use more energy than a...

Why would this website use more energy than a website like CNN does? I have a 2 year old MacBook Air and the fan comes on every time I am in this website after a few minutes. Does not happen on any...
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-26-2021, 03:07 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 11,061
Posted By harllee
Yes DH would have been better off with inheriting...

Yes DH would have been better off with inheriting "nothing." When DH's mother died she had no assets. DH and I paid for the funeral, the funeral cost much more than it should have because DH's 2...
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-26-2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,350
Posted By harllee
How is FIL's health? If FIL is likely to live a...

How is FIL's health? If FIL is likely to live a long life he might want to defer his SS until age 70 and live off the nest egg until then. His SS will grow 8% per year. Depending on his SS amount,...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 11-26-2021, 02:26 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,175
Posted By harllee
What will the scientists do to determine if the...

What will the scientists do to determine if the current vaccine is effective against the new strain (I think it is named Omicron)?
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 11-25-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,592
Posted By harllee
Fortunately for us our area has a mask mandate...

Fortunately for us our area has a mask mandate for any indoor buildings which is complied with. I have been to a couple of indoor music events lately where you had to present your vaccine card for...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 11-24-2021, 08:25 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,592
Posted By harllee
For sure, you cannot ask in this situation. ...

For sure, you cannot ask in this situation. Again, I am sorry, this Covid is really making me mad.
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 11-24-2021, 07:05 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,592
Posted By harllee
Street, so sorry about your friends. Can you...

Street, so sorry about your friends. Can you tell us, where they vaccinated?
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 11-24-2021, 09:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,425
Posted By harllee
But the vaccines do not work so well for...

But the vaccines do not work so well for everyone. For us old geezers (I am age 70) there is evidence the vaccines wear off over time. For immune compromised people (like my DH) the vaccines may...
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-23-2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 10,081
Posted By harllee
OP--I hope you will stay on this Forum. But if...

OP--I hope you will stay on this Forum. But if you want to also look at a Forum where there are folks with smaller net worths you might check out Mr. Money Mustache Forum. Some interesting...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 11-23-2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,425
Posted By harllee
Yes it does. The unvaccinated are many more...

Yes it does. The unvaccinated are many more times likely to catch Covid and then pass it on to vaccinated family members who are older. The reason vaccinated people are having so many breakthrough...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 11-23-2021, 09:43 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,257
Posted By harllee
When I turned 50 I was going to a doctor who had...

When I turned 50 I was going to a doctor who had a rule--all of her patients who turned 50 had to have a colonoscopy or she fired them as patients. So I got my first colonoscopy at 50 ( and one at...
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-22-2021, 03:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,106
Posted By harllee
Small world--we have a home at Sugar Mountain...

Small world--we have a home at Sugar Mountain that we use in the summer. Welcome to the area, I am sure you will enjoy it. There is a nice small golf course at Sugar. We also enjoy the summer...
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 11-22-2021, 02:34 PM
Replies: 3,148
Views: 238,582
Posted By harllee
Me too, thanks REWahoo!

Me too, thanks REWahoo!
Forum: Other topics 11-22-2021, 02:33 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,061
Posted By harllee
Following, thanks to everyone

Following, thanks to everyone
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 11-22-2021, 02:08 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 35,946
Posted By harllee
So sorry Joe. If you don't mind me asking how...

So sorry Joe. If you don't mind me asking how old was your friend? I definitely agree that this disease sucks and it does not seem to be going away.
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