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Art53 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 4 hours ago

Re: Healthiest diet?

"Raving on about fish. Nothing in the world is as good as a burger though. We have some pretty good burgers around here." - catmeyoo


Swai (type of Asian Catfish) make really good fish tacos and also fish sandwiches. It [more]

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Art53 replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 4 hours ago

Re: Water Crisis worsening: Sao Paulo nears collapse

Maybe it's time for humans to learn to control their own population? It all boils down to too many people and not enough water.

Quit making babies!

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Art53 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 1:17 PM

Re: Le Pichet

I didn't see escargot anywhere on the menu? What kind of a cheap French restaurant is it that doesn't serve snails? At the very least they could serve some kind of snail from the Pacific ocean right off Seattle? Like those giant gooey duck clams that [more]

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Art53 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 1:03 PM

Re: Le Pichet

"Le Menu....."

http://lepichetseattle.com/menus/ - mcbdds

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I couldn't eat there because I can't read French. I guess I'll have to [more]

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Art53 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 12:58 PM

Re: Healthiest diet?

"Science has not identified the healthiest way to eat. In fact, it has come as close as possible (because you can't prove a negative) to confirming that there is no such thing as the healthiest diet. To the contrary, science has established [more]

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Art53 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 12:55 PM

Re: What's in your chili?

"Man, 36, treated in hospital for stomach flu after 'finding a RAT'S HEAD in bowl of chili"


It would (might) only hurt you if it was raw. If it was cooked into the chili the heat would kill any pathogenic organisms that [more]

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Art53 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 12:42 PM

Re: 2% raise for SS and fed workers

"Of course, if you wait..you get more money for month....but since you don't plan to live past 80....you are better off grabbing the money now." - tele
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80 hell! I'll be lucky to make it to 70? A couple of months ago [more]

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Art53 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 12:30 PM

Re: 2% raise for SS and fed workers

"Art, did you receive a full pension? That seems awful low." - MR


It's about 17 years worth of pension so I guess it's only a partial pension? I take what I can get! Every little bit helps.

I never made much [more]

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Art53 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 10:43 PM

Re: 2% raise for SS and fed workers

My state pension is currently $483.01/month. If we get the same 2% raise as the Feds get it will bring my monthly state pension up to $492.76. I plan on starting social security in 4 & half months. From all the calculations I've done I'm supposed [more]

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Art53 replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 10:37 PM

Re: Aging in America: Stuck in the middle

"Someone on the Campfire board posted (probably a couple of years ago-) that he & his wife are on the waiting list at a place in/near Charlotte or Wake Forest NC, but I forget the name of it. He currently lives in the Blue Ridge [more]

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Art53 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 7:04 PM

Re: 2% raise for SS and fed workers

"For whatever it's worth, at the moment Ralph's (aka King Soopers) has their own brand of premium ice cream ("Private Selection") on sale for $1.99 for the pint size." - Phil
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Art53 replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 6:58 PM

Re: when good appliances go bad...

"While I agree that the current level of concern about Ebola in the U.S. is clearly overwrought," - albaby


Death is rarely dignified but when I get to thinking about ways I might prefer to die Ebola isn't high up on my [more]

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Art53 replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 12:21 PM

Re: Armageddon Peddlers Having A Rough Day

"Pentagon says we could soon be fighting climate wars, By Tim McDonnell
Cross-posted from Climate Desk
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Art53 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 10:27 AM

Re: Vomiting passenger dies @ JFK

"Had a guitar and would strum along and sing The Streets of Laredo and other cowboy standards." - catmeyoo


I used to know all the lyrics to streets of Laredo and I would sing it from start to finish. Probably one of the [more]

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Art53 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 12:14 AM

Re: Vomiting passenger dies @ JFK

" Hee. I love that you say "resonates". I have that word on my mind today for some reason and like using it. It sounds like what it means. I surely do hope I didn't hear it recently on Dr. Phil. Somebody says it a lot and up pops [more]

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Art53 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 12:10 AM

Re: Vomiting passenger dies @ JFK

"Who are you talking to? Me? I hope not. My post and link were in support and as a counter to an earlier post from Lord Foolman saying you had no credibility on the issue which struck me as nonsense and seemed mean spirited when he is often [more]

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Art53 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 12:01 AM

Re: Vomiting passenger dies @ JFK

"I believe you Artimus. I'm just not that interested in the topic, i figure i'll never be 100% sure even if i read every story, so why bother, i'll find out eventually, but what you say kinda resonates with me." - [more]

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Art53 replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 11:56 PM

Re: Aging in America: Stuck in the middle

"DW just got her quotes on LTC and, at age 59 in very good health, her rate was just over $10K/YR. That could be lowered to $2-3K with upfront payments of about $125K. (I didn't send in mine as I thought it'd first be good just to see what [more]

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Art53 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 6:51 PM

Re: Vomiting passenger dies @ JFK

I have posted a plethora of links that back up what I've been trying to tell you but all you do is make fun of me and poo-poo it and go on wallowing in your ignorance. That's fine. Continue to live in ignorance. See if I care.

We'll see who [more]

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Art53 replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 6:47 PM

Re: Vomiting passenger dies @ JFK

"Your posts on free will resonate with me Art. I also see no conflict with you speaking of your philosophy on the matter and then on another subject posting about something practical that involves self determination. Why wouldn’t you? We live [more]

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