dog gone - Page 2 - Escape Trailer Owners Community

Go Back   Escape Trailer Owners Community > Escape Me | General Topics > Paper Escape
Click Here to Login
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 06-28-2012, 01:19 PM   #11
Senior Member
 
Texscapees's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Austin, Texas
Trailer: '09 Escape 19 "Grasshopper"
Posts: 221
Re: dog gone

Congrats Glen. Hopefully you & your better half will now have the time & opportunity to put some real miles on your trailer. Do I hear Nova Scotia calling? Or maybe it was the chorus of numerous states in the lower 48 that are located outside the Pacific Northwest? Happy adventures in retirement & on the road...
__________________

__________________
Brad & Shay

'09 Escape 19 "Grasshopper"
'14 MB GL350 BlueTEC; '99 Toyota 4Runner V6 4WD
Texscapees is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-29-2012, 07:42 AM   #12
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Posts: 489
Re: dog gone

Congratulations Glen! Enjoy your new path.

We're awaiting details of the early retirement package my company is planning to offer.
Dave
__________________

__________________
There are 10 kinds of people in the world, those who understand binary, and those who don't.
Garand is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-29-2012, 09:24 AM   #13
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 11
Re: dog gone

Congratulations Glen.

It's not "How much do I need to retire?", it's "How little do I need?". I pulled the plug almost three years ago, and although I miss some aspects of working, I don't miss them enough to ever want to go back...

Cheers,
Fraser
__________________
Cheers,
Fraser & Wendy

19 Escape/Tacoma
Bark is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-30-2012, 05:19 PM   #14
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 191
Re: dog gone

Te trouble with retirering is you loose so much.

I lost all my weekends, statatory holidays, and my need for an alarm.

But I did gain more time with my wife.

I suppose I broke even after all.

Doug
Yukon Escape is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-30-2012, 06:39 PM   #15
Senior Member
 
dave macrae's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: St.Albert, Alberta
Trailer: 21 ft November 17th
Posts: 844
Re: dog gone

Congratulations. although this topic is making me do some unpleasant math in my head ( and yes it hurts ) to figure out that the magical day is a long way away.
__________________
MacRae, 21ft
2016 GMC Yukon SLT
St.Albert Alberta
dave macrae is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-30-2012, 08:41 PM   #16
Senior Member
 
gbaglo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: North Vancouver, British Columbia
Trailer: 2009 Escape 17B - "Toad". '08 Toyota RAV4 V6
Posts: 10,729
Re: dog gone

Math makes my head hurt too.

For insurance, I have this house. Could sell, buy a condo and pocket half. Still, I wake up in the middle of the night with "what if this happens" scenarios.

At the moment, I'm just trying to get all my dental done and get new glasses. I've got some vacation booked so only 12 shifts before July 27 departure.

I get the newspaper delivered for half price for one year upon retirement. BONUS!!

baglo
__________________

__________________
2009 Escape 17B "Toad"
2008 Toyota RAV4 V6 Sport
North Vancouver, British Columbia

What happens to the hole when the cheese is gone?
- Bertolt Brecht
gbaglo is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off






» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:16 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2012 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.