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Forum: Life after FIRE 07-15-2021, 03:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 761
Posted By bhoferp
I play on playwpt.com sometimes. If a table has...

I play on playwpt.com sometimes. If a table has some person who goes all in every hand or does something equally annoying, I will leave and go to another table. I use it to try out tips I learn...
Forum: Life after FIRE 05-06-2021, 05:09 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,138
Posted By bhoferp
We will (hopefully) have our master bath remodel...

We will (hopefully) have our master bath remodel completed tomorrow. All supplies are in but the Toto Washlet bidet and it is supposed to be in tomorrow. We signed the contract in January but work...
Forum: Travel Information 04-04-2021, 02:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,031
Posted By bhoferp
We stayed at a Best Western Plus last week. They...

We stayed at a Best Western Plus last week. They had sausage slices, biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs and sweet rolls behind the front desk and it was served by the front desk person. Juice was...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 01-29-2021, 04:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,620
Posted By bhoferp
I really appreciate all your replies. The best...

I really appreciate all your replies. The best thing I got from you all is that I don't have to do anything right now, so I will just take some time with this. That and none of you told me I was a...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 01-29-2021, 03:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,620
Posted By bhoferp
He is in a group so the group may well have made...

He is in a group so the group may well have made that rule.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 01-29-2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,620
Posted By bhoferp
I would love to talk to him, but the only ones I...

I would love to talk to him, but the only ones I can talk to are his nurses (except, of course, if I am at an appointment). The nurse told me he can just choose not to and he chooses not to. This...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 01-29-2021, 03:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,620
Posted By bhoferp
Would you look for a new doctor?

I have had the same primary care physician for a few years and I like him and I think he is a good doctor.


I get my meds from a federal meds by mail pharmacy. On rare occasions, I take a...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 01-11-2021, 01:32 PM
Replies: 3,398
Views: 172,447
Posted By bhoferp
NY firefighter union members submitted questions...

NY firefighter union members submitted questions they had about the covid vaccines. One of their honchos has a buddy who is a virology researcher. The video below is a question and answer session...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 12-23-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 3,398
Views: 172,447
Posted By bhoferp
CDC covid vaccinations tracker:...

CDC covid vaccinations tracker: https://covid.cdc.gov/covid-data-tracker/?fbclid=IwAR1rbyqpAgB_BTkG6baR9SoRar6ID28JamcNhGUcDLRY1jHxTzs-WbOsF1U#vaccinations
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 11-26-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 33,448
Posted By bhoferp
I thought someone here might find this article...

I thought someone here might find this article interesting:
https://www.bostonmagazine.com/health/2020/06/04/moderna-coronavirus-vaccine/


It is an article about the development of the Moderna...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 11-15-2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 2,182
Views: 123,124
Posted By bhoferp
I just started using Walgreen’s curbside pickup. ...

I just started using Walgreen’s curbside pickup. I will use it when I just need milk, bread or eggs since they have no minimum for their orders. Because fresh produce only lasts so long, you can...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 11-14-2020, 08:34 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,630
Posted By bhoferp
I have a cleaning lady come once every month or...

I have a cleaning lady come once every month or two, whenever things start to get out of hand. I wear a mask when I have to be close to her (like when I let her in). We stay on a different floor...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 09-27-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,777
Posted By bhoferp
Looks like a saliva test is being used for school...

Looks like a saliva test is being used for school aged kids in Canada. Here is an article about it: B.C. launches new mouth rinse and gargle sample collection for school-aged children...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 09-17-2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 13,777
Posted By bhoferp
Katsmeow, I am a woman and I have some KN95 masks...

Katsmeow, I am a woman and I have some KN95 masks from a site listed on here some time ago. As they are they do not fit snuggly, but I put a twist in the ear loops (kind of making a figure 8) and...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 08-25-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 324
Posted By bhoferp
Must have put it in a special place

I made copies from a book that I think was recommended here (years ago) and I can't find them anywhere. They were of an exercise program that involved hand weights and the book was for older women. ...
Forum: Travel Information 08-23-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 769
Posted By bhoferp
There are many knowledgeable people on the Amtrak...

There are many knowledgeable people on the Amtrak Unlimited forum and they have a forum where guests can ask questions. Some people on there even work for Amtrak. Give them a try.
Forum: Travel Information 08-10-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 878
Posted By bhoferp
We spent 6 winters in the Gulf Shores area. The...

We spent 6 winters in the Gulf Shores area. The first two years we went through VRBO and stayed on Fort Morgan (DH has PTSD and prefers not to have too many people around and we don't mind driving...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 07-25-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 8,294
Posted By bhoferp
Our local bank was taken over by a regional bank...

Our local bank was taken over by a regional bank in the spring. At the "new bank" you have to be wearing a mask and shake the front door and someone will let you in. Talk about professional?!? I...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 07-14-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 694
Views: 43,668
Posted By bhoferp
Lots of people working on vaccines, antivirals,...

Lots of people working on vaccines, antivirals, and treatments: https://www.bio.org/policy/human-health/vaccines-biodefense/coronavirus/pipeline-tracker.
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 06-30-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,303
Posted By bhoferp
We drove from the Kansas City area to northern...

We drove from the Kansas City area to northern Arkansas for a few days week before last. It was about a 6 hour drive. We rented a house and enjoyed the change of scenery. Thanks to a suggestion...
Forum: Travel Information 06-09-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,084
Posted By bhoferp
Our dog is a boxer and she has been traveling...

Our dog is a boxer and she has been traveling with us since she was a pup. She tends to be anxious, so I give her Rescue Remedy before we leave and again before we go into the hotel room. She will...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 06-01-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,997
Posted By bhoferp
I was so happy when our drive-up window at the...

I was so happy when our drive-up window at the library opened last week. I already had some books on hold. I forgot the part about making an appointment, but I just handed them my library card and...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 04-25-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 27,405
Posted By bhoferp
Got an instacart order today. We got everything...

Got an instacart order today. We got everything we ordered (or a reasonable substitute). We have been trying to get some dry active yeast for several weeks. It appears the bakery at the grocery...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 04-03-2020, 07:03 PM
Replies: 2,182
Views: 123,124
Posted By bhoferp
Rambler, if after you open the bag of salad and...

Rambler, if after you open the bag of salad and take out what you want to eat and then put a paper towel in the bag before you close it up it will stay good longer. I kind of wrap the paper towel...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 04-03-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,815
Posted By bhoferp
The neighbors catty corner across the street had...

The neighbors catty corner across the street had several cars parked up and down the street weekend before last. Just found out that the woman of the house has Covid. All the rest of our neighbors...
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