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Forum: FIRE and Money 02-24-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,158
Posted By ghsebldr
Enjoyed the run up over the last few years and...

Enjoyed the run up over the last few years and have moved a quarter of my taxable over to ATT. Just over 5% dividend. I've been enjoying their divis now for the last ten years in a SEP. Given the...
Forum: Travel Information 01-17-2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,670
Posted By ghsebldr
On our first visit to Sedona we waited until the...

On our first visit to Sedona we waited until the last day to do the helicopter tour. Really recommend doing that tour on the first day so you will have some ideas on how to plan the rest of your time...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 01-13-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,528
Posted By ghsebldr
If you go with Kaiser's Senior Advantage 2 plan...

If you go with Kaiser's Senior Advantage 2 plan they will send you a check for $125 a month to offset the deduction from your ss check or to repay most of the quarterly premium that Medicare charges.
Forum: Life after FIRE 01-01-2020, 12:52 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,956
Posted By ghsebldr
I see it as them paying me to stay alive every...

I see it as them paying me to stay alive every month.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 12-20-2019, 12:23 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,756
Posted By ghsebldr
I went through a period of about 3 years enduring...

I went through a period of about 3 years enduring about 6 mris. Diagnosis of a brain lesion, pre surgery and several reruns to insure of no new growth. I tolerated all of them well and had only 2...
Forum: Other topics 10-19-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 9,152
Posted By ghsebldr
I'd be curious to see this poll again 2 or 3...

I'd be curious to see this poll again 2 or 3 years from now to see if the 31.25% changes.
I've never worked a tipped position myself but believe these tips are appreciated by housekeeping and...
Forum: Other topics 10-14-2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 9,152
Posted By ghsebldr
Usually tip the Check in person $20 then $10 to...

Usually tip the Check in person $20 then $10 to $20 for housekeeping with a note thanking them for cleaning up my mess. When I get that perfect reservation I usually drop off an envelope for the...
Forum: Life after FIRE 07-24-2019, 10:41 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,512
Posted By ghsebldr
I spend 2 afternoons a week at the local nursing...

I spend 2 afternoons a week at the local nursing home. I also usually do a basket planting activity there in the spring. Mostly the time is spent just chatting up the residents. The staff usually has...
Forum: Other topics 05-17-2019, 11:35 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,664
Posted By ghsebldr
I manufacture greenhouses for the hemp and...

I manufacture greenhouses for the hemp and marijuana industry in the PNW. The day after tariffs were mentioned over a year ago the major supplier of conduit in the US instituted a 10% across the...
Forum: Life after FIRE 12-30-2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,797
Posted By ghsebldr
For DW it's the tick tick tick of 60 Minutes that...

For DW it's the tick tick tick of 60 Minutes that sets her off. She's been retired for about 4 years now but still has that Pavlov's response. She has several co worker friends that get the same...
Forum: Other topics 11-30-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 10,191
Posted By ghsebldr
Please google tales from your server, that reddit...

Please google tales from your server, that reddit is populated mostly by servers. You will find that most of them have no benefits and most are required to report to work when sick if they can't get...
Forum: Other topics 11-30-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 10,191
Posted By ghsebldr
Please check out "Tales from your server" on...

Please check out "Tales from your server" on Reddit before you quit tipping. You can't imagine some of the crap that servers have to put up with.
Forum: Other topics 10-25-2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,723
Posted By ghsebldr
Be on the lookout. Got a text from "ATT Customer...

Be on the lookout. Got a text from "ATT Customer Service" today saying my account was suspended, contact us and we can update your info. I called ATT directly instead of responding to their text and...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 10-03-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,669
Posted By ghsebldr
I just recently beat my A1C back down below 6.0....

I just recently beat my A1C back down below 6.0. Just like the two times before in 2000 and 2010 I started and followed a walking routine daily. While I only walk 20 minutes to a half hour seven days...
Forum: Other topics 08-23-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 3,655
Views: 292,541
Posted By ghsebldr
A dryer vent brush. Brush is in sections that...

A dryer vent brush. Brush is in sections that when screwed together has a 12' reach and can be used on a drill motor or by hand.


Neighbor recently had a lint fire, no major damage but they...
Forum: Other topics 07-05-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,025
Posted By ghsebldr
I'm not big on the auto gratuity after having...

I'm not big on the auto gratuity after having been burned at Crab Shack. I didn't
study my check to see if the tip was already included thinking the % was a suggestion. I typically tip 30% or so for...
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-10-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,844
Posted By ghsebldr
Venture Capital. 2% on everything. When...

Venture Capital. 2% on everything. When redeeming, points can be used for any airline, hotel, car rental or airbnb.
If you redeem for cash you only get 1%. $99 annual fee after the first year. We...
Forum: Other topics 04-19-2017, 08:07 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,979
Posted By ghsebldr
I recently was at our local ford dealer looking...

I recently was at our local ford dealer looking at a rental return e450 truck gas engine with a 16' box on the back and a 12,400 pound gross vehicle weight. The sticker was 33.6k so I brought in...
Forum: Other topics 02-11-2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,646
Posted By ghsebldr
They said "you're going to manufacture what?...

They said "you're going to manufacture what? Who's going to buy a greenhouse?"
Ten years later I've hired several of those people to help bend pipe. Turns out everyone that wants to grow marijuana...
Forum: Other topics 01-21-2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,593
Posted By ghsebldr
I manufacture and sell greenhouses. Having used...

I manufacture and sell greenhouses. Having used craigslist almost exclusively for 14 years now I would never go any other way. I have learned to use my phone number only to avoid the " is your item...
Forum: Travel Information 09-07-2016, 09:53 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,007
Posted By ghsebldr
We often spend a single night at a beachside...

We often spend a single night at a beachside casino. 3 hour drive each way with maybe a half hour getting ready to go including loading and a half hour after returning which includes unloading and...
Forum: Other topics 02-28-2016, 11:18 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,000
Posted By ghsebldr
Please beware of a phishing scam similar to one...

Please beware of a phishing scam similar to one of those mentioned above using the Square Logo. I received an email from Square alerting me to a customer complaint and chargeback so without thinking...
Forum: Other topics 02-08-2016, 11:46 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,584
Posted By ghsebldr
Roadrunner, Wiley Coyote and the ACME Company

Roadrunner, Wiley Coyote and the ACME Company
Forum: Other topics 02-06-2016, 10:59 PM
Replies: 3,655
Views: 292,541
Posted By ghsebldr
60 pilot point 5/16" drill bits, 60 sets of two...

60 pilot point 5/16" drill bits, 60 sets of two 1/8" drill bits, 60 5/16" nut drivers. 1 each per customer per greenhouse. Retirement gig gone wild.
Forum: Other topics 11-24-2015, 12:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,815
Posted By ghsebldr
Just happened to me tonight. Told the wife I...

Just happened to me tonight. Told the wife I wanted to take her to the local theater pub tomorrow to see The Intern. She told me to watch the trailer. Oops we saw it about a month ago. Okay movie be...
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