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Offline snopork

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Well, the day has come......
« on: July 31, 2017, 04:13:52 PM »
Today at 12:30PM local time I walked out of work as a former Federal Employee after 35years, 4 months and 3 days. 

Now what?

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Re: Well, the day has come......
« Reply #1 on: July 31, 2017, 04:16:59 PM »
Oh yea,  my wife is taking me to some nice steak place in Beloit, WI.  I thought I might be taking her to a nice steak place in Aspen, CO on this day but FAA bureaucracy kind of changed that.  Oh, well  - happy trails to me - hopefully this winter if we can avoid the last 2 seasons of no snow.

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Re: Well, the day has come......
« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2017, 04:31:46 PM »
Congratulations Andy!



I understand the dilemma. Correct spelling takes time that could be spent licking the windows on the short bus.


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Re: Well, the day has come......
« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2017, 07:47:20 AM »
Congrats, Pork!

I figure my day is still about seven years off.
The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with their own money.  --  Alexis de Tocqueville

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Re: Well, the day has come......
« Reply #4 on: August 03, 2017, 11:46:55 AM »
Now you will understand why us retirees say we never knew how we ever had time to work.
Hal

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Re: Well, the day has come......
« Reply #5 on: August 04, 2017, 08:13:13 PM »
Retired on the 31st of july, went up to the cabin on the 1st of Aug.  I think it snowed up there the night of the 2nd.  Installed lights in porkshack Garage.  Drove home Friday the 4th(today). Get rear ended at a stop light by a lady on a cell phone 10 miles from home.  She had Allstate - I photo claimed like the commercial - hope i'm in good hands, I need new bumper and some tailgate work and some......

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Re: Well, the day has come......
« Reply #6 on: August 06, 2017, 08:13:55 AM »
Thanks, everyone.  Once I get over feeling like I'm in Limbo as my retirement  gets processed I'll feel better about it.........i think.   Right now I have a list of projects that have been in Limbo to complete.

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Re: Well, the day has come......
« Reply #7 on: August 06, 2017, 08:43:38 AM »
Congrats!  :luxhello: You'll enjoy it once you get out of the "limbo" stage.  Just keep yourself busy, which I'm sure you'll have no problem doing. 
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Re: Well, the day has come......
« Reply #8 on: August 07, 2017, 03:57:42 PM »
Congratulations Porkster ! I just talked to you yesterday, so I know all the details..., but still wanted to go on record saying that I'm happy for you, (even though I still have 16 more long frustrating years to go....)

Hoping we'll find some time and snow conditions to ride together again this year, and even maybe get our boys on the trails again. They had a lot fun a few years ago, but last year must have been the worst year I can remember on riding conditions, as I only ran my machines on one weekend all year season....

Enjoy the time off and let me know if you ever want to work on any of my projects while your sitting around waiting for snow to fall.... LOL.... 


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Re: Well, the day has come......
« Reply #9 on: August 08, 2017, 11:16:37 AM »
My wife has me doing Pilates with her - kickin my arse.   Cant wait til she goes back to work

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Re: Well, the day has come......
« Reply #10 on: August 09, 2017, 06:33:39 AM »
Congrats Andy!  :beer2: 4 years and 7 months for me so far. Been great. Now you, do what you want, when you want, if you want.
Summer SUCKS!!

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Re: Well, the day has come......
« Reply #11 on: August 09, 2017, 01:28:35 PM »
 :thumbsupsmileyanim:
I'm hoping to be out of the (regular) workforce in 9 years. Probably optimistic since I can't even find employees, let alone someone looking to buy me out.  :banghead:

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Re: Well, the day has come......
« Reply #12 on: August 09, 2017, 03:34:59 PM »
:thumbsupsmileyanim:
I'm hoping to be out of the (regular) workforce in 9 years. Probably optimistic since I can't even find employees, let alone someone looking to buy me out.  :banghead:

Snopork needs something to do!
Summer SUCKS!!

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Re: Well, the day has come......
« Reply #13 on: August 10, 2017, 09:00:01 PM »
Congrats Andy!!! Enjoy!!! :beer2:
Life is tough, but it's tougher if you're stupid!
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Re: Well, the day has come......
« Reply #14 on: August 10, 2017, 09:26:04 PM »
one of the things I started doing is digging thru my doghouse.  Reminds more and more of American Pickers - only none of my stuff is that old.  Got rid of a bunch before this pic was taken