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LOTROQueen replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 2 hours ago

Re: Retired on $30,000 a Year

I spend money on my dogs. Yeah, I know there are curmudgeons who disdain pets as much as they do travel. To me, they are important. Right now I have 5, and while I'd be the first to admit that it's 4 too many, they are rescues and needed me, and [more]

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LOTROQueen replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 2 hours ago

Re: Retired on $30,000 a Year

Henry was a little elf of a man with a huge flowing white beard. He had given up his career, abandoned his wife and children, taken a vow of absolute silence, and set out on the road. He went anywhere and everywhere by thumb alone. He never had a [more]

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LOTROQueen replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 6:58 PM

Re: Retired on $30,000 a Year

Because you are doing something and experiencing different cultures. It is more "meaningful" than just staying at home acquiring stuff.

What about people that stay home and create art? A beautiful quilt that helps keep you [more]

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LOTROQueen posted to the Replies I'd Like To Make board. 3:46 PM

They're right

I've heard what people say about you and I usually don't follow the boards you post on, but they're right. You really are bat-s*** crazy.

Sun Oct 19

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LOTROQueen replied to the Penguin Place board. 8:17 PM

Re: Think of Me

good luck!

Tue Oct 14

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LOTROQueen replied to the First World Problems board. 9:28 PM

Re: Hello

If you ever figure it out, please let us know.

Sat Oct 11

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LOTROQueen replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 8:08 PM

Re: No Car Seat...No Ticket, Either

I guess I mist hate my children and want them to die since I used a cheap no back booster seat, similar to [more]

Fri Oct 10

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LOTROQueen replied to the Hunzi's Ironing Board ;-) board. 7:38 AM

Re: The ***

2. Veggies. I got a missive from the local Chinese liaison the other day, from the Moms asking me to serve more fruits and vegetables and advising me where I could purchase them. I was pretty much speechless. Actually I wasn't. I fired off a [more]

Thu Oct 9

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LOTROQueen replied to the Credit Cards and Consumer Debt board. 8:50 PM

Re: A strange thing happened

I wouldn't want to pay for gas with cash. You have to prepay if you want to pay cash around here. Either one of two things happen - you either partially fill your tank with gas or you make multiple trips into the store.


That's [more]

Sun Oct 5

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LOTROQueen replied to the Conservative Fools board. 8:00 PM

Re: Branding Sacred Cows

Bill Clinton's administration had multiple chances to kill Bin Laden and he refused.

BUZZ! Wrong again. When Clinton did order airstrikes against al Queda, he got accused of using it as a distraction
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Wed Oct 1

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LOTROQueen replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 11:04 PM

Re: The Powers That Be

>Now, I rent, and my rent covers heat and hot water.

What kind of heat? We have a natural gas furnace that uses a blower motor to force hot air through the house. The blower motor is electric, so even if the heat source is natural gas, [more]

Mon Sep 29

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LOTROQueen replied to the Guild Hall board. 4:01 PM

Re: Different Classes

My brain did that record-scratch thing when I read this. EGADS where has the time gone?

Yeah, I'm starting to panic about paying for college in four years :)

Sun Sep 28

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LOTROQueen replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 6:39 PM

Re: Money Concerns @ $125K/yr.

Does that make any sense?

Enough to know that if I ever move to TX to ask the locals about school districts before buying a house.

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LOTROQueen replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 6:37 PM

Re: Money Concerns @ $125K/yr.

Really? News to me, but I only live here.


If I misunderstood sync's explanation and overgeneralized,then I am sorry.

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LOTROQueen replied to the First World Problems board. 6:35 PM

Re: Re: the thread on TOB

Also, I am weary of these stories where people make two to eight times what I do and can't manage a decent living. I consider my life to be very good and I have enough; I could always use more but what we have is enough for us. [more]

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LOTROQueen replied to the Guild Hall board. 3:52 PM

Re: Different Classes

My property taxes might be higher than in other states, but I feel like they're worth it because my kids are getting a good education. I've also pointed out the signs for new developments with "Homes Starting in the $400s" signs to the [more]

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LOTROQueen posted to the Guild Hall board. 3:47 PM

Different Classes

I'm talking about socio-economic classes.

This year braidgirl started high school. She got into a very good program at a HS in a more affluent community. (For K-8, we have our town's school district and for high school we're part of a [more]

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LOTROQueen replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 3:27 PM

Re: Money Concerns @ $125K/yr.

"Note to everyone - the school districts here are "independent"

Same here in Jersey. Just about every township runs it's own school system. That's a big reason why property taxes are so high.


Here the school [more]

Sat Sep 27

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LOTROQueen replied to the Atheist Fools board. 2:07 AM

Re: Kick Gas

Long ago, most cities had mass transit, in the form of streetcars and busses. They were sold off for pennies on the dollar and scrapped in the '50s

does anyone else wish they had a time machine so they could go back and stop this [more]

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LOTROQueen replied to the Imp This Ride board. 1:57 AM

Re: My plans

I've been accepted into a program for emerging ministries.* I'll be taking online courses through an ELCA Lutheran seminary, and going to campus a couple times a year. I've also signed a contract with a little rural church and will serve as their [more]

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