Join Early Retirement Today
Showing results 1 to 25 of 2268
Search took 0.09 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Milton
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 11-24-2020, 11:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,429
Posted By Milton
Definitely. Masking is prudent, but is not a...

Definitely. Masking is prudent, but is not a panacea (https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/18/health/coronavirus-masks-denmark.html). Physical distancing is the only reliable way to avoid infection...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 11-24-2020, 11:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,429
Posted By Milton
I sure hope your prediction is accurate, but that...

I sure hope your prediction is accurate, but that timeline seems optimistic. I suspect it will take substantially longer until widespread vaccination enables a return to pre-Covid normality.

Only...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 11-24-2020, 10:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,409
Posted By Milton
Having two of everything, so that a spare is...

Having two of everything, so that a spare is always readily available, would require me to become a bigamist.
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 11-21-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,429
Posted By Milton
That’s incorrect. 1) Hotels need not involve...

That’s incorrect.

1) Hotels need not involve close interactions with members of other households, so are pretty low risk.

2) Gyms, religious gatherings, weddings and funerals do not require...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 11-21-2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,429
Posted By Milton
Just to clarify ... IMO this seems okay: ...

Just to clarify ...

IMO this seems okay:
...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 11-21-2020, 12:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,429
Posted By Milton
Relevant article: The Atlantic: Don’t Eat Inside...

Relevant article: The Atlantic: Don’t Eat Inside a Restaurant (https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2020/11/can-you-get-coronavirus-inside-restaurant/617151/)

So true.

That sums up my...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 11-21-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,409
Posted By Milton
The illusion of choice

While anything is possible, it seems unlikely that four manufacturers are independently making exactly the same model of furnace.

More likely, one Asian supplier makes all the furnaces and it is...
Forum: Young Dreamers 11-21-2020, 12:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,686
Posted By Milton
Congratulations on the new position! ...

Congratulations on the new position!


Probably no real harm to it, but IMO it’s pretty useless.

Certainly LinkedIn is no panacea, and should not be more than a small part of any job search.
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 11-21-2020, 12:27 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,409
Posted By Milton
I tend to agree. Personally I believe...

I tend to agree.


Personally I believe that to be paranoia/insane overkill, buying and storing a complete duplicate furnace to guard against the (remote?) contingencies that (1) something will...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 11-21-2020, 12:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,429
Posted By Milton
“Outdoor” dining

Indoor dining is now generally accepted as a prime source of Covid-19 transmission, so has been banned where I live.

Outdoor dining is relatively safe and remains legal. However, with winter on...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 11-20-2020, 11:35 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,405
Posted By Milton
Think of it as a painless way to de-clutter.

Think of it as a painless way to de-clutter.
Forum: Life after FIRE 04-22-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,160
Posted By Milton
Another dinghy cruising video

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=M7srTPSoGUM
Forum: Life after FIRE 07-25-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,160
Posted By Milton
🇮🇹 La Dolce Vita 🇮🇹

Dinghy cruising, Italian style!

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=pvWAG7Gl40M
Forum: Life after FIRE 03-02-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 14,953
Posted By Milton
A completely underrated lifestyle. There is so...

A completely underrated lifestyle. There is so much societal pressure to keep busy, 'be productive', etc.

Well done! :flowers:
Forum: Hi, I am... 02-12-2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,136
Posted By Milton
Yes, fair enough. My point was not to...

Yes, fair enough.

My point was not to complain about high taxes; rather, I just wanted to note that when it comes to retirement planning, saving a certain percentage of gross income isn't...
Forum: Young Dreamers 02-12-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,774
Posted By Milton
So not me! :laugh: ...

So not me! :laugh:

https://qualigence.com/wp-content/uploads/bad-employee-1024x682.jpg
Forum: Hi, I am... 02-08-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,136
Posted By Milton
Which sounds fine, as long as you don't live in...

Which sounds fine, as long as you don't live in Sweden, Quebec, Ontario, Denmark or some other place with a top marginal rate exceeding 55%.
Forum: Young Dreamers 02-08-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,658
Posted By Milton
"Be strong, and you will be renewed". ...

"Be strong, and you will be renewed".

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xSnLU9nyFSA
Forum: Other topics 02-05-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,111
Posted By Milton
Sounds horrible. :frown:

Sounds horrible. :frown:
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-03-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,655
Posted By Milton
Living the American Dream

Apparently you're on the right track. But you need to stop saving money and go buy a Cadillac.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xNzXze5Yza8
Forum: Other topics 02-03-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,111
Posted By Milton
Me either. Just close your office door; problem...

Me either. Just close your office door; problem solved.

I trust you're joking.
Forum: Young Dreamers 12-18-2018, 10:50 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,658
Posted By Milton
Too right! :coolsmiley: Wow. Like you, I...

Too right! :coolsmiley:


Wow. Like you, I can’t see the pleasure in such mindless consumption.

Be that as it may, it’s great to hear that you arrived at a reasonable budgeting mechanism that...
Forum: Young Dreamers 12-17-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,658
Posted By Milton
A book you might enjoy

https://cdn.waterstones.com/bookjackets/large/9780/3168/9780316852630.jpg
Forum: Young Dreamers 12-17-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,658
Posted By Milton
Certainly true. Nothing suits everybody, and much...

Certainly true. Nothing suits everybody, and much as I personally enjoy ER I fully agreed that some people would be better off remaining at work.


If you enjoy your job,
if your health is good...
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-16-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,885
Posted By Milton
Perhaps so, but it seems that the 'thin mints'...

Perhaps so, but it seems that the 'thin mints' phrase isn't widely used. FWIW, none of the several people I've asked knew what that meant (one person suggested After Eights).

These are the...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 2268

 
Forum Jump

 
All times are GMT -6. The time now is 05:47 PM.
 
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.