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Author: arrete Big funky green star, 20000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 753475  
Subject: time-the RE advantage Date: 2/10/2000 2:45 PM
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One of the biggest problems with a 40 hour job is how inflexible your time is. I just finished a couple of days sheparding my daughter through a surgical procedure that was unexpected. If I had been working, the logistics would have been difficult-getting time off, reassigning work, cancelling meetings, etc. As it was, I just took a couple a books wherever we went, and drifted through the process (well, a little natural motherly agitation). The inevitable delays were no big deal, because I didn't have to rush off anywhere.

Dealing with medical problems is no treat, but being retired makes them more bearable.

The traffic on this board has been incredible. Take a couple of days off, and you're 300 posts behind.

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