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Old 09-04-2013, 09:40 PM   #31
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Donna,
Do you already have a tug for your diet 5th wheel??
Jim, I own a Ford F-150 with a Triton V8. LOVE my truck. It's getting a bit long in the tooth. But I figure GO BIG or stay home Actually a new truck is in my future too... sigh.

One of my favorite bumper stickers is:

"Spend your childrens inheritance. You will enjoy it more than they will."

My child... are you listening
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Old 09-04-2013, 09:46 PM   #32
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I already set up some college funding for my grand children, so I'm footloose and fancy free to spend my inheritance as a retiree.........
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Old 09-04-2013, 10:00 PM   #33
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Dang Jim... I JUST want to BE a retiree. I often tell my teammates, I'm already tired... I'm just waiting for the "re" part.
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Old 09-04-2013, 10:18 PM   #34
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I'm so flippin' excited about this new 5th wheel I can hardly stand it! Some how, some way.. I'm going to have one of these even if I have to cut my grocery bill in HALF for the next year. (hey, there's more than one reason to go on a diet )
You have been pining for some time now, and with these new improvements, it might be time to act. You deserve to get yourself one, and you know it.
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I JUST want to BE a retiree.
That is SO me too, Donna. Worst case scenario has me working just over 4 more years. If I take good advantage of the current economical boom, it should help the retirement fund enough.
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Old 09-04-2013, 10:50 PM   #35
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I'm so flippin' excited about this new 5th wheel I can hardly stand it! Some how, some way.. I'm going to have one of these even if I have to cut my grocery bill in HALF for the next year. (hey, there's more than one reason to go on a diet )
Donna, you make me laugh so much!

After talking so much about the new 5er, I now get the rolling eyes :,so I got the hint.
I wait til I'm alone to go over options lists, look at fabric and just stare at the floor plan , starting to feel like a criminal!
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Old 09-04-2013, 11:01 PM   #36
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I know Vicki... I'm pathetic : Going through my budget to see what I can possibly cut out to save money. Let's see, I drink A LOT of coffee. Not that boutique stuff unless someone gives me a gift card, but the home brewed stuff. BUT... if I cut that by half, in a year I'd probably save enough to buy those cool aluminum rims for that new snazzy 5er.

YEAH Jim... I DO deserve it... now I just have to convince the CFO that I should have it (I'm the CFO )
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Old 09-04-2013, 11:14 PM   #37
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Hi: Donna D... Would ya sell a pony... to buy an Escape? Just thinkin'. We've enjoyed "Our Escape Hatch" since 2008 because I said YES!!! and ran to the bank to sign the papers. Best thing I ever did. Alf
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Old 09-04-2013, 11:22 PM   #38
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I remember Alf when you bought it and I though HECK he beat me to it! And you sold the Tours Light and, and, and. Time moves along.

I still have one rod in the body shop, two in the garage and one under the carport. I'm a vehicle hoarder...

Shoot, we're all talking about a trailer that's only on paper right now! I have plenty of time to win the lottery
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Old 09-05-2013, 12:19 AM   #39
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Hi: Donna D... Before you know it it'll be off the paper and in the mold. Why I bet there's a line forming to grab your Scamp already. I think I just might be tempted to go bigger or go HOME!!! Alf
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Dang Jim... I JUST want to BE a retiree. I often tell my teammates, I'm already tired... I'm just waiting for the "re" part.
Hi: Donna D... I'm so lucky to be half of a balanced couple. She's the saver and already re tired, and back to work again. I'm the spender and 3 mo's. from re tiring. The lucky part is my Co. uses electronic banking which I know nothing about!!!
Why... I probably have enough $$$'s to get a new 5er and don't even know it. Alf
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