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Forum: Health and Early Retirement 08-13-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,977
Posted By 2soon2tell
REW, Yes, I remember the yellow shot card. ...

REW,

Yes, I remember the yellow shot card. If you vaccinations were not up to date you weren't allowed to get on the plane. I recall that we had to get cholera vaccinations every 6 months while...
Forum: Life after FIRE 07-27-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 3,385
Views: 281,267
Posted By 2soon2tell
Aja, I still have a scar in my scalp from...

Aja,

I still have a scar in my scalp from wrapping my DM's '61 Corvair Monza around a tree. I was 15 and not wearing a seat belt. DUMB
Corvair's of that era had major handling issues and would...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 07-27-2020, 02:49 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 7,628
Posted By 2soon2tell
Gumby, Wise words, Decisions made while...

Gumby,

Wise words, Decisions made while experiencing impatience and a large degree of frustration may come back to bite us in our assets.

Yes, we all have to make our own decisions but should...
Forum: Life after FIRE 07-23-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,205
Posted By 2soon2tell
These are dealer trade vehicles. You leave the...

These are dealer trade vehicles. You leave the car you drove to the out of town dealer and pick up the car that the customer at your dealership wants to buy.
These trades or swaps are agreed to by...
Forum: Life after FIRE 07-23-2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,205
Posted By 2soon2tell
Vafoodie, I worked as a dealer trade driver...

Vafoodie,

I worked as a dealer trade driver for 5 years at a Houston area Toyota dealership. These are folks who drive vehicles being traded from the local dealer to pick up a customer ordered...
Forum: Other topics 07-21-2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,006
Posted By 2soon2tell
Don't eat any rocky road ice cream at the...

Don't eat any rocky road ice cream at the festival.
Forum: Other topics 07-18-2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 16,449
Posted By 2soon2tell
I grew up in New Orleans and have lived in the...

I grew up in New Orleans and have lived in the Houston area for over 30 years. As we are fond of saying yeah it's hot and humid but we at least we don't have to shovel it.

Our miserable summers...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 07-08-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,443
Posted By 2soon2tell
Pacergal, Interesting comment. I'm sure...

Pacergal,

Interesting comment. I'm sure some of those folks eating lunch out and frequenting Starbucks were also complaining that they couldn't save any $ for a rainy day. It's all about the...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 07-04-2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,613
Posted By 2soon2tell
I've been a walker for years ever since I had to...

I've been a walker for years ever since I had to quit jogging. I think you will find that walking at a brisk pace 4-5 times a week is helpful to lose inches rather than pounds. Start slowly and...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 06-27-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 1,837
Views: 101,174
Posted By 2soon2tell
What is really scary is that people like Karen...

What is really scary is that people like Karen vote and also procreate.

I've always believed that disasters can bring out the very best qualities in people or the very worst. We are witnessing...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 06-26-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 12,520
Posted By 2soon2tell
W2R As kids growing up in New Orleans we...

W2R

As kids growing up in New Orleans we would run through the fog when they sprayed our neighborhood.

I know, not too smart.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 06-13-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,362
Posted By 2soon2tell
Two years ago I had 4 implants on my lower jaw...

Two years ago I had 4 implants on my lower jaw and 1 on the upper. The oral surgeon did the extractions and inserted the posts while the prosthetic dentist fit the temporary teeth. I needed about 6...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 05-26-2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 19,687
Posted By 2soon2tell
Chuck, I agree that the Covid19 death count...

Chuck,

I agree that the Covid19 death count should include the economic effects of the shutdown but how do you quantify those numbers?
Forum: Life after FIRE 05-24-2020, 08:56 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,554
Posted By 2soon2tell
I retired at 57 in 2003 due to a disability that...

I retired at 57 in 2003 due to a disability that caused chronic pain. No fun
At age 60 I was diagnosed with stage 3 pancreatic cancer. Had immediate surgery followed by chemo and radiation? This...
Forum: Other topics 05-21-2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 983
Posted By 2soon2tell
I've been with USAA since 1969 and have had few...

I've been with USAA since 1969 and have had few complaints. We have our auto, homeowners, flood and life insurance with them and see no need to switch companies.

It's also nice to receive the...
Forum: Other topics 05-09-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 576
Views: 33,008
Posted By 2soon2tell
Actually my happiest moment was yesterday. I...

Actually my happiest moment was yesterday. I waited over three hours to get a haircut.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 05-06-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,063
Posted By 2soon2tell
Janet, There is a new nerve stimulation...

Janet,

There is a new nerve stimulation device available called BioWave. It's supposed to be more effective than a Tens unit. I've tried it but it did little to relieve my pain.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 05-06-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,063
Posted By 2soon2tell
I've had three total right shoulder replacement...

I've had three total right shoulder replacement surgeries. The original and two revisions surgeries due to loosening of the prosthesis. As a result, I have chronic arthritis pain in the shoulder. ...
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 05-06-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 8,599
Posted By 2soon2tell
We recently purchased a 65 inch Samsung QLED TV...

We recently purchased a 65 inch Samsung QLED TV for $850 from Costco online. Great picture and we like the 5-year warranty. Can't see spending $2000 for a OLED TV that "might" offer a marginally...
Forum: Stock Picking and Market Strategy 03-26-2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,730
Posted By 2soon2tell
The XOM retirees I have worked with in the past...

The XOM retirees I have worked with in the past have a hard time selling any of their stock. It has been too good to them over the years. From my experience, many had over 70% of their net worth...
Forum: COVID-19 | Containment Area 03-26-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,526
Posted By 2soon2tell
BREAKING NEWS The DEA just seized two tons...

BREAKING NEWS

The DEA just seized two tons of toilet paper wrapped in cocaine.
Forum: Other topics 02-24-2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 647
Views: 169,293
Posted By 2soon2tell
My condolences as well. As they say,...

My condolences as well.

As they say, Imoldernu had a life well lived and we will miss his wisdom.
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 02-16-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,660
Posted By 2soon2tell
I've had three total shoulder replacements with...

I've had three total shoulder replacements with the last two being revisions due to loosening of the prosthesis. After each surgery, I had to have PT. The exercises hurt so much that I started...
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-14-2020, 10:43 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 14,799
Posted By 2soon2tell
Unless the bonds are short duration I don't know...

Unless the bonds are short duration I don't know that I would count them as "safe" funds.

JMHO
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-04-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,647
Posted By 2soon2tell
Tax Software

Does anyone use the online versions of Turbo Tax or Tax Act to file their taxes?

Any worries about the theft of your information. I have always used the download version of these programs to keep...
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