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Tue Sep 16

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malaoshi replied to the Baby Boomers board. 10:40 PM

Re: movie review

DH and I loved it too...( although he fell in love with the girl while I was busy admiring other cast members...)

Tue Sep 9

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malaoshi posted to the Living Below Your Means board. 8:14 PM

Unexpected benefit

As some of you know, we moved to a Continuing Care place that I call the Old People's Home and we are surprisingly happy...

For the last 40 years or so my husband and I alternated the duty of paying the bills... (we have very few on direct [more]

Sun Aug 31

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malaoshi replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 5:51 PM

Re: You need $100K a year, at least?

A three bedroom apartment in the suburb we just left was never less than $3200 a month...and I just checked it again.

For a short time between selling a house and trying to buy another DD and her husband rented a three bedroom for $4,600.00 [more]

Wed Aug 27

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malaoshi replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 5:38 PM

Re: Dressing up -- shoes

I second the suggestion of shoebuy.com as most of my shoes come from there and the service has been great.
But whatever you wear, it sounds as if you'll have a very good time...and enjoy a happy [more]

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malaoshi replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 5:21 PM

Re: Free Feynman Lectures

Another interesting (?) fact about Feynman is that he appears to have been a synesthete, and when researchers were quoting "famous" people who were/are synesthetes they mentioned him. This was interesting to me as most famous people labeled [more]

Tue Aug 26

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malaoshi posted to the Baby Boomers board. 6:13 PM

FitBit anyone?

Does anyone out there in our Boomerland have a Fitbit?

If so, are you using it regularly? Are you getting in 10,000 steps? I just got mine today and am hoping someone somewhere can be a Futbit buddy and keep me moving. It is hot in our part [more]

Sun Aug 24

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malaoshi replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 3:32 PM

Re: Ungodly, Uncivilized Behavior In Ferguson, M

This whole thread is shocking. If any of you mean what you write, you are revealing some of the nastiest, most prejudiced side of America that I have ever seen.

If some of you actually say out loud to others things you write here, You must [more]

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malaoshi replied to the Atheist Fools board. 12:25 AM

Re: off to college

Don't worry about the "empty nest" situation. You are going to LOVE it.

Our daughters were super easy, my husband was a Doting Dad who was Chief Hugger, Chief Advisor, extremely involved in their lives and very generous. I worried [more]

Tue Aug 19

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malaoshi replied to the Atheist Fools board. 4:48 PM

Re: Hear My Confession

I taught ESL to adults... privately to executives from corporations you know, publicly in the Adult School catering to everyone from engineers to busboys, academics to nannies....

Every morning I would start my "Advanced" class [more]

Thu Aug 14

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malaoshi replied to the Atheist Fools board. 1:02 AM

Re: OH WOW, phylogeny and other words I don't kn

ooops..forgot to say you need to go to the end of the text where it says to "take the jump" or whatever, ....and then you will see the connection with the topic advanced by the OP.

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malaoshi replied to the Atheist Fools board. 12:56 AM

Re: OH WOW, phylogeny and other words I don't kn

" You'll probably like this one too. He even includes the phyogeny of cars (well, sort of)."


I learned quite a bit from that, thanks!

The bit that was missed when he went on to cars, and took Hitler and the [more]

Sat Aug 2

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malaoshi posted to the Living Below Your Means board. 6:04 PM

X-Post:Thought for the week....

I was riding home in a very comfortable coach after a lovely Beethoven concert at the San Francisco Davies Symphony Hall, when I turned to my husband and said happily,
"I should have become old much earlier!"

And after he had [more]

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malaoshi posted to the Baby Boomers board. 5:54 PM

Thought for the week....

I was riding home in a very comfortable coach after a lovely Beethoven concert at the San Francisco Davies Symphony Hall, when I turned to my husband and said happily,
"I should have become old much earlier!"

And after he had [more]

Mon Jul 28

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malaoshi replied to the Baby Boomers board. 10:54 AM

Re: Quite a day...

Thanks SamuraiWil for all the useful info. I'm going to get definite answers from the hand doc next week, but I thought everything you wrote was very interesting...( and funny!)

Maryanne

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malaoshi posted to the An Open Letter board. 12:49 AM

An open letter

To the "friend" who tried to discourage us..

I'm sure you meant well when you gave us all the reasons we shouldn't move into a Retirement Community, and to be honest, if you can't agree with us, I am perfectly happy to hear your [more]

Sun Jul 27

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malaoshi replied to the Baby Boomers board. 12:10 AM

Re: Quite a day...

Thanks all for the kind comments.

DH and I just came back from a lovely dinner in a restaurant in our "new" home town.
We spent quite a bit of time just grinning foolishly over the table at each other....We were celebrating [more]

Thu Jul 24

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malaoshi posted to the Baby Boomers board. 12:40 AM

Quite a day...

The money for the sale of our house arrived in our bank last night, and this morning we paid for our current place in The Old People's Home in full. DH said he has never written such a big check before....at least not from his own money rather than a [more]

Thu Jul 17

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malaoshi replied to the Retire Early CampFIRE board. 1:03 AM

Re: Stats I'd like to see

Telegraph, embroidering on a ridiculous assertion of doppels among "liberals" wrote.....

"Probably 5 or 6 of them live in the same basement apartment somewhere....with their girl friends working and paying the bills...while [more]

Tue Jul 15

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malaoshi posted to the Baby Boomers board. 12:42 PM

Nice service in the OPH

We've been in our Old People's Home about 7 weeks now, and it has been great. But yesterday I woke up and the world was swirling round me. It cleared a little as I got up and dressed and made my way to water aerobics and found I had to just stand by [more]

Mon Jul 7

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malaoshi posted to the Living Below Your Means board. 5:23 PM

Xpost...Chauffeur at large..

I'm my husband's chauffeur...or should I say chauffeuse?...since the accident, and today is part of a two-day business excursion.

So here I am in my old age, doing something new for me.... I'm sitting outside a Starbucks (yes I know Peet's [more]

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