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REtim replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 11:55 PM

Re: Science makes the case for God

Some people say that if we ever came to completely understand the universe, it would be instantly destroyed and replaced with something stranger.




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Still retired,

Tim

Wed Dec 17

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REtim replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 12:54 PM

Re: Retire Soon

When asked why they did not buy medicine before cigarettes and alcohol, they look at us like we're crazy.


I worked with one doctor in the ER who always told people 'as it is'. If the cause of the problem was mainly the fault of [more]

Mon Dec 8

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REtim replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 9:31 PM

Re: Physician shortage intensifies. Duh.

Are you connected to any forums where physicians discuss this sort of stuff while not under direct observation by the general public? If so, what's the mood there?



If there any forums out there, I am not aware of them. [more]

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REtim replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 10:43 AM

Re: Physician shortage intensifies. Duh.

It's RETim's fault. He REed.

Mike




Thanks, I got a good giggle out of that!

Next week will mark my first anniversary of being totally retired. I promise to post not only about how great it has been but the [more]

Sat Nov 22

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REtim replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 8:25 PM

Re: Clever analysis-what-jonathan-gruber-didnt-s

Don't worry, Tim. If you ever get conscripted, just fake senility and maybe you can get out of it.




I like the way you think! Or I could be the dentist from "Little Shop of Horrors", hehehe.

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REtim replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 8:20 PM

Re: Clever analysis-what-jonathan-gruber-didnt-s

Hell doc, I sold ya short. Start at a half million.



Not that much but that's what I did after I retired April 2013, and the recruiter didn't blink and said "OK"....so for 6 months i was doing weekly trips back and [more]

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REtim replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 1:48 PM

Re: Clever analysis-what-jonathan-gruber-didnt-s

I think GPs ought to be responsible 24/7,” he said.



I've often wondered what will happen in the US as more and more docs do what I did and retire. Every single day I am inundated by recruiters because of the severe shortage [more]

Sun Nov 16

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REtim replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 11:02 AM

Re: Put a smile on your face

I have a feeder right outside the window where I sit at my computer. Didn't take long for the squirrels to figure it out. After trying lots of things, I tried cayenne pepper on the seed. This worked until the squirrels developed a taste for even [more]

Wed Nov 12

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REtim replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 3:28 PM

Re: muslim request backfires

I remember one Church bulletin that had a line "there will be Easter lilies and poinsettias on the altar next week for those who have never seen it without them"


Tim


who just completed his year end FIRE [more]

Tue Nov 4

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REtim replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 1:46 PM

Re: reminder

Did my civic duty here, too. And brought a cheat sheet with me as there were 39 issues on the ballot and most of the candidates' party affiliation aren't on the ballot.

Only thing that unnerves me is that after you're done, you feed your [more]

Mon Nov 3

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REtim replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 3:44 PM

Re: Raise my taxes

you don't have to read the book


Yeah, I know. But the movies got pretty bad reviews. And I am most definitely a book person. Usually it is one or the other, either watch the movie or read the book, but almost never [more]

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REtim replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 3:35 PM

Re: Raise my taxes

Just wait until you get to John Galt's speech: 42 pages of stuff she's been saying for the first few hundred pages. After about the first five pages or so, I began to search for when the speech ended.


Oh, joy. That's probably my [more]

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REtim replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 3:27 PM

Re: Raise my taxes

This is yet another reason to RE so I can avoid being a tax cow


Yep, that's a big one preventing me from even considering rejoining the work force. I've been getting so many job offers I started marking them as spam. Seems like a [more]

Tue Oct 28

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REtim replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 11:00 AM

Re: A problem I never had .....

After 20 years working in the ER, I can attest to just about *anything* being possible...


Even more happy to be retired,

Tim

Sat Oct 18

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REtim replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 3:22 AM

Re: Salt in the diet

I would bet that in some markets a "Free range, organic, heirloom Salt" would do fantastic!


uptoolate,

Tim

Tue Oct 14

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REtim replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 2:51 PM

Re: Don't like that math

Now that is my kind of trip! Much better than a tour of Iran with a New York Times guide for $7000!


Well, I did two weeks in Israel in May. One of the most beautiful and friendly countries I have been in. We crossed the border [more]

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REtim replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 2:33 PM

Re: Don't like that math

REtim's got to be thrilled that he's REed.

Mike



Thanks, I sure am! Needless to say I have been watching this all very closely. From an ER perspective, I believe so far this has all been handled by people concerned [more]

Sun Oct 12

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REtim replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 5:23 PM

Re: New White House website petition

Well that got my signature.


Tim, M.D.

who hasn't signed a petition in probably 30 years....

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