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Old 01-29-2016, 09:09 PM   #21
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Hopefully, you will, like me, discover that you don't have to count sheets of toilet paper, and hopefully, you will discover that sooner than I did.
A buddy of mine that covered personal finance said retirement is described as "Go Go, Go Slow and then No Go". Need to keep in mind that the older you get, the less you will need.
Health is a greater issue than money.
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Old 01-29-2016, 09:15 PM   #22
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Wow, that is excellent news, congratulations! The adventure begins....
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Old 01-29-2016, 09:24 PM   #23
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Woot! Woot!

Congratulations Donna!
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Old 01-29-2016, 09:26 PM   #24
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Great to hear that Donna. I believe that you will find out that retirement is NOT over-rated one bit! Now Ten Forward can finally be on the road as much as it wants to be.
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Old 01-29-2016, 09:29 PM   #25
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Congrats, Donna. You beat me by 9 weeks. April 1 is my big day.
HA HA HA!!

(unless you really are serious)

And congrats, Donna! Enjoy it!
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Old 01-29-2016, 09:31 PM   #26
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Ah, I was wondering why there was a post in here about the new price increase. guess that's where this one started.
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Old 01-29-2016, 09:38 PM   #27
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That's awesome Donna - so happy for you!
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Old 01-29-2016, 10:01 PM   #28
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THANKS so much everyone, truly. WHY does everyone start working (in their 20s?) and worry about the future? My 91 y/o mother (bless her) has often told me.. you can ALWAYS make more money... but you can NEVER make more time. It has taken me 63 years to realize... my Mom is one smart lady.


Wishing you ALL well, and a whole lot of time... for those memory makers!
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Old 01-29-2016, 10:08 PM   #29
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Congrats..........and welcome to the chapter where YOU get to control your life!
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Old 01-29-2016, 10:11 PM   #30
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I retired TODAY! Ten Forward (the classic CLASSIC 5.0TA) is PERFECT... except I'd love to have an automatic cleaning/waxing exterior and self-cleaning interior. I heard at one time that came with a "cabana boy." Couldn't afford it THEN, can't afford it now. But still am waiting to hear about the new and improved mold improvements.... not sure how that happens when you've already reached perfection (without slides and something less than 25' long).
Congrats on the retirement. And I hear that one of the new options ETI is going to offer is an automatic cleaning/waxing exterior and self cleaning interior, although the technical details are still under wraps.
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Old 01-29-2016, 10:20 PM   #31
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I'll bet it means just more time to start new threads and do more postings.

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Old 01-29-2016, 10:23 PM   #32
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I'll bet it means just more time to start new threads and do more postings.

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Old 01-29-2016, 10:36 PM   #33
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Congratulations Donna! You may soon be wondering how you ever had time for a job.
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Old 01-29-2016, 10:37 PM   #34
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My 91 y/o mother (bless her) has often told me.. you can ALWAYS make more money... but you can NEVER make more time. It has taken me 63 years to realize... my Mom is one smart lady.
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Old 01-29-2016, 11:24 PM   #35
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You guys are the BEST Today kinda happened, one business buying another and I was "redundant." Right now I'm one happy gal, tomorrow when reality sets in... maybe my hair will be on fire. But I think everything will be good, truly. I believe things happen for a reason. So, while this has happened 23 months before I PLANNED. It's all good...and YAY... I thought I couldn't attend the ETI rally this year because I couldn't take vacation. GUESS WHAT?!
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Old 01-29-2016, 11:30 PM   #36
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CONGRATULATIONS AND BEST WISHES AND LOOKOUT WORLD HERE SHE COMES!
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Old 01-29-2016, 11:39 PM   #37
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Pretty soon you will wake up in the morning and wonder what day it is.
If it is raining, you might choose to roll over and go back to sleep. If sun is streaming through the window, you might choose to brew some coffee and watch the birds wake up.
It will be your choice.

I'm getting really good at naps.
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Old 01-29-2016, 11:50 PM   #38
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Congratulation Donna on your retirement and may your retirement bring you many many years of enjoyment. :
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Old 01-29-2016, 11:50 PM   #39
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Congratulations Donna--so glad that you already have your trailer and weren't waiting to get it..
And good that we'll see you in May!!!!
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Old 01-30-2016, 12:27 AM   #40
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Congrats girlfriend! We're so glad that you can take a deep breath and have some time to enjoy life and time for new adventures!
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