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Old 01-29-2015, 09:58 PM   #151
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Old 06-12-2015, 05:05 PM   #152
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Heyyyy,

Our Escape 17B's completion day is Feb 29th 2016, we are excited and are already looking up the option list in the above posts.

Glad to be on this helpful forum
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Old 06-13-2015, 05:13 AM   #153
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Back to the retirement discussion.
Both Pat and I worked first 4 days a week, and then 2 days a week for a long time. If you like what you do, a part time schedule can be a great option if you do a type of work which lends itself to that type of schedule. We are a nurse and occupational therapist working per diem hours in home health.

I met a physician skiing last year who was 6 weeks into full retirement after 70 hour weeks for many years. She was depressed as hell.
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Old 06-13-2015, 09:18 AM   #154
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Our Escape 17B's completion day is Feb 29th 2016, we are excited and are already looking up the option list in the above posts.

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Old 06-13-2015, 11:27 AM   #155
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Gave my last boss 4 months notice when I retired. Best 4 months of my entire working career handing off my projects.......
I did the same. It is a good feeling to retire while at the top of your game. It is also rewarding to hand over your work to deserving young people coming up behind you.
I have been asked if I have considered working part time but for me one day would lead to three. My mind would be occupied with work the day before and also the day after. It could potentially mess up the whole week
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Old 06-13-2015, 11:33 AM   #156
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What I hope to do soon, is semi-retire, and when I do work, work in blocks. Doing renovation work will allow that, do a project or two for 1-4 months, then take off a HUGE chunk of time at once, something I have never done, except when very young. It is a thought anyway, at least give some income for a few years, to ensure that what we have saved lasts us well, and maybe leaves a bit to our kids.

I am 57 now, and hope to have this plan in place within the next couple years.
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I am 57 now, and hope to have this plan in place within the next couple years.

Good Luck with your plan....Jim
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Old 06-13-2015, 12:17 PM   #158
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What I hope to do soon, is semi-retire, and when I do work, work in blocks. Doing renovation work will allow that, do a project or two for 1-4 months, then take off a HUGE chunk of time at once, something I have never done, except when very young. It is a thought anyway, at least give some income for a few years, to ensure that what we have saved lasts us well, and maybe leaves a bit to our kids.
Your Vincent painting has Don Mclean singing Starry Starry night in my head.
We found it's amazing the money you have each month when you stop saving for retirement and getting the kids established. I keep quoting dear wife a bumper sticker I saw long ago. "Retired, half the pay twice the husband"
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Old 06-13-2015, 02:42 PM   #159
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After getting a quote for delivery of our Escape to North Carolina, I decided to take early retirement and spend that "delivery charge" on a trip to pick up our Escape. We spent 10 weeks on the road and enjoyed every minute. As to work, they replaced me with 2 full timers and a part timer. Either I was working too hard or else was more efficient than my replacements!
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Probably they just took your salary and divided it between the three.
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