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Forum: Other topics 07-24-2021, 11:50 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,704
Posted By Rocket Man
I will watch some of the track events, some...

I will watch some of the track events, some women’s indoor volleyball because two of the players are from my university, some whitewater canoeing if I can find the right channel for it and probably...
Forum: Life after FIRE 07-04-2021, 09:51 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,821
Posted By Rocket Man
We have found Florida retirement communities we...

We have found Florida retirement communities we rented in the last few years to be social and welcoming. I am sure it is because everyone moved from somewhere else. Small towns can be less social if...
Forum: Travel Information 06-15-2021, 10:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,207
Posted By Rocket Man
We have friends that stay at the Orange Tree...

We have friends that stay at the Orange Tree resort in Scottsdale. They rent by the month. They have stayed there for several years, so they must be satisfied.
Forum: Life after FIRE 06-14-2021, 03:03 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,476
Posted By Rocket Man
As a follow up, I had a ‘71 Maverick Grabber in...

As a follow up, I had a ‘71 Maverick Grabber in college. 302 V-8. Forest green with silver decal striping. No A/C. Bucket seats with 3 speed auto on the floor. Didn’t produce anywhere near the...
Forum: FIRE and Money 05-22-2021, 09:41 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,207
Posted By Rocket Man
I have two credit cards. One is used for about...

I have two credit cards. One is used for about everything and the other is only used for a couple of small monthly recurring subscription payments. Pay in full every month. I have no idea what my...
Forum: Travel Information 04-27-2021, 06:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,540
Posted By Rocket Man
How do you handle laundry? I assume it is an...

How do you handle laundry? I assume it is an ongoing thing. Do you hand wash everything in your room or find laundry facilities?
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 04-08-2021, 05:14 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 13,129
Posted By Rocket Man
I had the J&J three days ago. I waited for it to...

I had the J&J three days ago. I waited for it to be available in my area. Absolutely no side effects. No sore arm, nothing. Maybe I have a lousy immune system! Yikes!
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 04-08-2021, 04:58 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 35,126
Posted By Rocket Man
Jeffrey, Alan and the family will continue to be...

Jeffrey, Alan and the family will continue to be in my prayers! 9 a.m. tomorrow!
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 04-06-2021, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3,398
Views: 172,443
Posted By Rocket Man
Received the J&J vaccine yesterday at 10 a.m. at...

Received the J&J vaccine yesterday at 10 a.m. at CVS. I had been holding out for the J&J vaccine. I was first on the schedule and they were well organized and no wait at all. The shot itself was...
Forum: Life after FIRE 03-22-2021, 06:01 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,468
Posted By Rocket Man
Good for you! Based on my experience, I think you...

Good for you! Based on my experience, I think you will enjoy your time there.
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 03-21-2021, 07:55 PM
Replies: 3,398
Views: 172,443
Posted By Rocket Man
+1

+1
Forum: Other topics 03-20-2021, 08:48 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,757
Posted By Rocket Man
Actually, I did not even know you could subscribe...

Actually, I did not even know you could subscribe to You Tube channels. Therefore, I don’t subscribe to any. LOL. Typically, I look at you tubes to learn how to do certain DYI projects or to look at...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 03-19-2021, 07:25 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 13,220
Posted By Rocket Man
So does everyone have to get a booster shot every...

So does everyone have to get a booster shot every four months?
Forum: FIRE and Money 03-18-2021, 02:25 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 16,610
Posted By Rocket Man
Somewhere between 68 and 3 months (which Open...

Somewhere between 68 and 3 months (which Open Social Security said was optimal) and 70. Will likely wait till 70. Turning 66 this year.
Forum: Life after FIRE 03-15-2021, 11:43 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,468
Posted By Rocket Man
It is harder when only renting for one month. We...

It is harder when only renting for one month. We went through Down Home Properties which specializes in rentals at The Villages. They have an office in Wildwood just outside The Villages. You can...
Forum: Life after FIRE 03-15-2021, 10:54 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,468
Posted By Rocket Man
DW and I spent February,2019 and March, 2020 at...

DW and I spent February,2019 and March, 2020 at the Villages. Weather was great both years. If anything, a little too warm last March. Nothing bad to say about it. Clean and manicured like Disney...
Forum: Life after FIRE 03-10-2021, 01:42 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 37,835
Posted By Rocket Man
Seems like all the new houses and remodels are...

Seems like all the new houses and remodels are using the “50 shades of grey” theme. I like it okay, but not a whole house full of it. It then becomes kind of blah.
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 02-28-2021, 02:06 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 13,220
Posted By Rocket Man
DW and I are both 65 and over and eligible. We...

DW and I are both 65 and over and eligible. We are in wait and see mode with regard to the vaccines. Do not want any unintended consequences. Currently a 2.4 % rate of infection in our county.
Forum: Life after FIRE 02-25-2021, 09:57 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,510
Posted By Rocket Man
My folks happened to be in Miami on that day it...

My folks happened to be in Miami on that day it snowed! They called home to tell us kids about it! As I recall, they drove on down to Key West!
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-24-2021, 09:57 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,481
Posted By Rocket Man
I use Tax Act and I have been very happy with it....

I use Tax Act and I have been very happy with it. The price has been going up every year, but I would be hesitant to switch. I import the previous year’s information for the current return and it is...
Forum: Travel Information 02-22-2021, 07:58 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,346
Posted By Rocket Man
We are on the same page Sky! Cruises and campers...

We are on the same page Sky! Cruises and campers you get to sight see, but you have the same bed the whole time. I have not tried the camper or motor home trip, but I think I could enjoy it for a...
Forum: Travel Information 02-22-2021, 06:31 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,346
Posted By Rocket Man
Clearly, everyone has a different appetite for...

Clearly, everyone has a different appetite for travel. My DW is a nester who prefers not to fly. A winter trip to Florida for a month in one place is plenty for her. I could probably do three months...
Forum: Young Dreamers 02-20-2021, 09:04 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 16,169
Posted By Rocket Man
I semi-retired at 60. Self-employed. I narrowed...

I semi-retired at 60. Self-employed. I narrowed down the type work I still accept. Work 20 hours some weeks, but less most of the time. It keeps me active and mentally involved, but I still have...
Forum: Travel Information 02-20-2021, 08:31 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,346
Posted By Rocket Man
Thanks Kroeran! I thank that is great advice! My...

Thanks Kroeran! I thank that is great advice! My DW likes her own nest and only tolerates rentals and hotel rooms for so long!
Forum: Life after FIRE 02-14-2021, 03:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,312
Posted By Rocket Man
Sounds like you have done a great jo managing and...

Sounds like you have done a great jo managing and investing your money! Congratulations! Great view from your property!
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