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Mon Aug 31

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ChilkatSally replied to the Dropout's Den board. 3:15 PM

Re: Hey Friends

Out here in rural land, the radical right has taken to extremes the “mask will kill me cause”. Was a couple big lake parties re-spreading Covid around the county. I don’t think we will ever reopen our county as long as these folks refuse to [more]

Mon May 4

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ChilkatSally replied to the Dropout's Den board. 4:57 PM

Re: Self Quarantine, Day 29

I have lost count of the days. So far my all family are safe, Even the essential ones, nurse, fireman, policeman. The ones that can work from home are. No one has lost their job. My daughter was able to score a much cheaper rent in Houston. Watching [more]

Wed Mar 25

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ChilkatSally posted to the Dropout's Den board. 12:45 PM

Self Quarantine day 6

I feel so luck to be in my comfy home, nice back yard full of tasks, Amazon ready to deliver stuff that I will have hanging around for ages.

I watch the news to seen an empty Bourbon Street in New Orleans, where about three weeks ago I and [more]

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ChilkatSally replied to the Dropout's Den board. 12:27 PM

Re: Self Quarantine, Day 5

WilliB, sometime ago, I
checked with the state of Alaska and amazingly the will I made out at 35 never got filed. I had sort of let things slide because the only thing that has changed for me is my address and my gaining an IRA. Kendra is my [more]

Tue Mar 17

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ChilkatSally posted to the Dropout's Den board. 1:38 PM

Returning to Washington

The tourism industry must have the local media by the short hairs. I have not heard anything on local tv regarding numbers. Once I asked the google, I was surprised at how bad it was around Miami. You hear a lot of comparisons to flu, it’s fake news, [more]

Mon Mar 9

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ChilkatSally replied to the Dropout's Den board. 12:11 PM

Re: Doing an IRA Rollover

The days where I pick up 5.00 in front of the bus are long over. I do find myself thinking about starting a watch list. My ability to take on risk is in flux.

I am near the middle of my winter travel schedule. I have three more airplanes to [more]

Mon Jan 27

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ChilkatSally posted to the Dropout's Den board. 5:02 PM

Changes to retirement laws

I was reading a page on Schwab.com regarding Significant retirement savings law changes hare coming in 2020. One item caught my attention.
“Change to 529 plans. Assets in these college-savings plans can now be [more]

Sun Jan 26

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ChilkatSally replied to the Dropout's Den board. 4:35 PM

Re: 20 years

Hey Teddy,
Not getting over not being Spanish? I’m not getting over my mom being right:)

Only one house on the market in our 30 year old HOA. Price tag 800,000. You younger folks need to save more to live on a coast. The oldest [more]

Sun Dec 1

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ChilkatSally replied to the Dropout's Den board. 9:44 AM

Re: 20 years

Getting cataracts fixed was indeed eye opening. Had to hire a couple folks to come clean my house. Then I Repainted kitchen cabinet... huge job, and know that the entire inside of house needs painted. I have extremely tall ceilings so it’s going to [more]

Sun Nov 24

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ChilkatSally replied to the Dropout's Den board. 3:45 PM

Re: 20 years

“In my dreams” never had the life I have now lead. I could not have imagined in my forties, programming in my cube , trying to keep my daughter in her classes, my bosses happy, a social life, a busy treadmill of tasks, that I would be where I am [more]

Mon May 13

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ChilkatSally replied to the Dropout's Den board. 3:57 PM

Re: Reading, PA food bank

Helping Harvest is great. They have a caring professional team. I met a bunch of those folks who came out to the Peninsula for a conference. They supply to all the food banks in this area. If I had known about them after I retired, I would have loved [more]

Fri Feb 8

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ChilkatSally replied to the Dropout's Den board. 8:57 PM

Re: Cold enough?

I am so sorry Teddy, hobbling is no fun and can turn you into a couch potato.
just when I was enjoying the second warmest January on record, we are getting hit with a snowstorm our cities aren’t prepared for. My trusty all wheel drive Subaru [more]

Mon Feb 4

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ChilkatSally replied to the Dropout's Den board. 9:44 PM

Re: Cold enough?

You can tell I’m a changed woman when I think staying here, busy in my community, rather winters in Florida, is a good time.

Just finished my tax return. Yup, I’m tired of winning.

Thu Jan 31

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ChilkatSally posted to the Dropout's Den board. 1:06 PM

Cold enough?

Out here on the lovely Olympic Peninsula, we are working on cleaning up our gardens and thumbing through our Territorial Seed catalogs. As a former Alaskan I worry about how folks are getting along with the polar vortex.

I am taking a Thai [more]

Wed Oct 10

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ChilkatSally replied to the Dropout's Den board. 4:26 PM

Re: Saw a head line

Wow. Transports are ugly. Oh dear, what a difference from time I checked to close. Vix kept going up.

On a totally different topic.

I had been trapped with 60 people called in for jury. Retired, farmers , small business, college [more]

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ChilkatSally posted to the Dropout's Den board. 3:49 PM

Saw a head line

Market Crashing! Forced me to log on to something and check a market view. Vix looks interesting but crashing? Will look at the close later. I am paying attention to interest for cds and bonds.
Have totally lost all appetite for risk.

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ChilkatSally replied to the Dropout's Den board. 3:39 PM

Re: DNA

I had my DNA tested also. turns out mom was right, I really am a many many grand daughter to Pocohantas. I traced that Damron line way way back to some old manor house in England. I am not as Irish as I thought. mostly English. I have over 1000 [more]

Tue Jun 19

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ChilkatSally replied to the Dropout's Den board. 10:02 PM

Re: Bucket List

Pondering choices.

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ChilkatSally posted to the Dropout's Den board. 6:43 PM

Bucket List

Crossed something off my bucket list.

1. Spend three months in New York City.

Turns out 10 days was enough. A sudden rain storm is enough to make traffic a mess. Mentally ill folks, homeless folks on every street. While we doubled [more]

Sun May 27

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ChilkatSally replied to the Dropout's Den board. 11:53 AM

Re: Alexa

I have unplugged mine. I only plug it in when I want something from it.

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