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If I was still working, I'd be ..., but instead, I'm...
« on: July 07, 2017, 04:02:59 PM »
I'd be driving home after a long week of work right now, but instead, I'm grilling a whole turkey (bought on sale after thanksgiving and frozen)/homegrown potatoes/in season (cheap) sweetcorn, and sipping fine bourbon (purchased in a low tax state while traveling). Damn, it's good to be a mustachian!

Keep it going...
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Re: If I was still working, I'd be ..., but instead, I'm...
« Reply #1 on: July 07, 2017, 05:15:00 PM »
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Re: If I was still working, I'd be ..., but instead, I'm...
« Reply #2 on: July 07, 2017, 06:05:57 PM »
Now THIS is a fun thread idea for a Friday! :)

If I was still working, I'd be angry, exhausted, and drinking too much while venting at a "happy" hour, but instead I'm celebrating the $70k grant I just won for a neighborhood community garden (that I could write because free time) and making a zucchini-potato gratin from the garden, with laundry drying on the line, before I pick up my sewing again.

Heaven. I'm in FIRE heaven, and I don't forget it for one moment.
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Re: If I was still working, I'd be ..., but instead, I'm...
« Reply #3 on: July 07, 2017, 07:19:17 PM »
Now THIS is a fun thread idea for a Friday! :)

If I was still working, I'd be angry, exhausted, and drinking too much while venting at a "happy" hour, but instead I'm celebrating the $70k grant I just won for a neighborhood community garden (that I could write because free time) and making a zucchini-potato gratin from the garden, with laundry drying on the line, before I pick up my sewing again.

Heaven. I'm in FIRE heaven, and I don't forget it for one moment.

High five on the grant! That is AWESOME!!

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Re: If I was still working, I'd be ..., but instead, I'm...
« Reply #4 on: July 08, 2017, 04:05:37 AM »
If I was still working I would be going to bed, if not already there, with the alarm clock set for 0530 on a sunday morning. Instead I am relaxing in front of the fire with a glass of wine, after a wonderful day in the garden. No more shift work ever! No more alarm clocks!

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« Reply #5 on: July 08, 2017, 02:24:11 PM »
nstead I'm celebrating the $70k grant I just won for a neighborhood community garden (that I could write because free time) and making a zucchini-potato gratin from the garden, with laundry drying on the line, before I pick up my sewing again.
Wow sounds great! I think I'll get too jealous reading this thread to keep it up too long! I'm still working for the weekend for too many more years.
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« Reply #6 on: July 10, 2017, 06:31:41 AM »
Dreading my Monday meeting, but instead, I'm laying in bed reading posting on MMM...

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« Reply #7 on: July 11, 2017, 01:47:36 PM »
High five on the grant! That is AWESOME!!

Thanks! One of my give-back goals is to win, in grant awards for others, at least as much as I earn every year in my part-time/FIRE state. I'm now on track for that!
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