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Forum: Other topics Yesterday, 08:02 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,979
Posted By GreenEggs
At the rate things are going with the climate &...

At the rate things are going with the climate & pollution I have to wonder how much it will cost for future generations to survive. How much will food, water, and housing cost in 50 more years?
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Forum: Other topics 07-25-2021, 09:22 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,979
Posted By GreenEggs
By the time you're dead, you should realize what...

By the time you're dead, you should realize what kind of children you've raised.

You're not likely to be leaving your fortune to "kids". They'll probably be in their 50's to 70's by the time...
Forum: Life after FIRE 07-25-2021, 08:10 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 28,978
Posted By GreenEggs
I changed a lightbulb a few days ago. It wasn't...

I changed a lightbulb a few days ago. It wasn't too hard. I had a couple of neighbors over and a 12-pack of beer, just in case things got tricky. My wife got mad saying that I was just being cheap...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 07-22-2021, 04:34 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 15,820
Posted By GreenEggs
The message has always been very clear from US...

The message has always been very clear from US health officials about the importance of getting the highest percentage of the eligible population vaccinated. It's always been about reducing the...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 07-22-2021, 02:53 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 15,820
Posted By GreenEggs
If Covid-19 wasn't such a serious threat I'd find...

If Covid-19 wasn't such a serious threat I'd find the lame excuses people use against getting vaccinated humorous. The word "Pandemic" should be enough to get 90% of the sane population vaccinated,...
Forum: Other topics 07-22-2021, 11:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 857
Posted By GreenEggs
DD actually made a video and sent it to...

DD actually made a video and sent it to McCormick. She had a good time making the video and we all enjoyed the tacos.

I wonder how we can find out about other opportunities like this? Even if...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 07-22-2021, 07:58 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 15,820
Posted By GreenEggs
Until the vaccination becomes mandatory it seems...

Until the vaccination becomes mandatory it seems we're facing a losing battle.
Forum: Other topics 07-14-2021, 06:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 857
Posted By GreenEggs
I just forwarded the link to my 23 y/o DD grad...

I just forwarded the link to my 23 y/o DD grad student that's been hating her Covid cubicle in the basement internship at home. She dreams of being an "influencer" & loves tacos. This could be her...
Forum: Travel Information 07-12-2021, 03:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,146
Posted By GreenEggs
I've seen quite a few folks convert enclosed...

I've seen quite a few folks convert enclosed utility trailers into campers and/or toy haulers. They claim that the build quality is much higher than RV's that they've had previously.
Forum: Travel Information 07-12-2021, 09:39 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,496
Posted By GreenEggs
You could try it on the way over, then decide...

You could try it on the way over, then decide whether or not you liked it. You could look at it as 7 days of "free food". ;)
Forum: Travel Information 07-12-2021, 09:31 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,496
Posted By GreenEggs
If you have the time you can get cheap tickets on...

If you have the time you can get cheap tickets on the Queen Mary, which takes 7 days from New York to London. It looks like tickets range between $1000-$2000 depending on the date.

I've never...
Forum: Life after FIRE 07-12-2021, 07:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,763
Posted By GreenEggs
12-volt fridges are nice to have if you have an...

12-volt fridges are nice to have if you have an aux battery. If you enjoy the water inflatable paddle boards & small boats are fun to have & pack small for traveling.
Forum: Life after FIRE 07-04-2021, 06:33 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,822
Posted By GreenEggs
I was born & have lived most of my life in NC. I...

I was born & have lived most of my life in NC. I agree with you about the folks from Winston Salem being especially friendly & outgoing. Two of my best friends are originally from Winston and they...
Forum: Other topics 07-03-2021, 07:31 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,557
Posted By GreenEggs
So, he hasn't been able to get a job in 5 years...

So, he hasn't been able to get a job in 5 years and he won't even try teaching inner-city children? I'd think most kids would like music class. Why would they "eat him alive"?

It might not be...
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-02-2021, 09:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,908
Posted By GreenEggs
Glad you cleared that up for me. I was afraid...

Glad you cleared that up for me. I was afraid that I might have to tell the Mrs. that she'd need to go back to work. ;)
Forum: Travel Information 07-02-2021, 03:41 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,029
Posted By GreenEggs
We're planning a trip to CR for the 3rd week in...

We're planning a trip to CR for the 3rd week in August. Thanks for all the good tips.
Forum: Other topics 06-27-2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,246
Posted By GreenEggs
There's a floating drone that can even right...

There's a floating drone that can even right itself if it gets upside down in the water. It's bright orange. I can't remember the name. It seems perfect for boating, fishing, and water sports. ...
Forum: Life after FIRE 06-23-2021, 08:18 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,834
Posted By GreenEggs
The Boone area is considered a "deciduous...

The Boone area is considered a "deciduous rainforest". Some Summers it rains so much that we've had mold growing on our interior woodwork and leather goods. The temperature is generally much cooler...
Forum: Travel Information 06-22-2021, 04:13 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,316
Posted By GreenEggs
Have any of you used...

Have any of you used https://www.vacationstogo.com/ ?
Forum: Other topics 06-22-2021, 12:53 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 9,551
Posted By GreenEggs
I had a buddy that used bathroom scales for...

I had a buddy that used bathroom scales for sizing portions. He said it was "close enough". :rolleyes:


As long as it erred in my favor I didn't complain.
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 06-21-2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 2,645
Views: 187,153
Posted By GreenEggs
Cool. I'll be sure to watch it with DW. ;)

Cool. I'll be sure to watch it with DW. ;)
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 06-18-2021, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2,645
Views: 187,153
Posted By GreenEggs
I finished watching the 2nd part of "Lupin" on...

I finished watching the 2nd part of "Lupin" on Netflix last night. I enjoyed it.
Forum: Life after FIRE 06-16-2021, 10:47 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,834
Posted By GreenEggs
While the elevation is important, I've found that...

While the elevation is important, I've found that in the "high country" it's possible to find comfortable places that aren't quite so high if the location has good shade and good breezes. Our place...
Forum: Life after FIRE 06-16-2021, 12:43 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,834
Posted By GreenEggs
The NC "High Country", around Blowing Rock,...

The NC "High Country", around Blowing Rock, Boone, Linville, & Banner Elk are usually really nice, especially if you're in the woods. Beech Mtn. is the highest town in the East & it never gets hot...
Forum: Other topics 06-11-2021, 08:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 902
Posted By GreenEggs
I forgot to mention solar chargers. It's just a...

I forgot to mention solar chargers. It's just a small solar panel that you place on the dash & plug into the cigarette lighter socket.

I have no idea how well they work, but it seems like they...
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