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Gunny

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I join your ranks tomorrow
« on: August 13, 2015, 08:55:57 PM »
I'm posting here because after tomorrow the "Post FIRE" thread will be the one I will read the most.  Tomorrow I'm walking out of the office for the last time.  I'm 52 and FIRED!   I'm moving this weekend back to Alabama to a life I hope will be filled with good books, good whisky, duck hunting and bass fishing, and a lot of relaxation.  My soon to be former colleagues keep saying that I'm too young to retire.  I whole heartedly disagree. 
« Last Edit: August 15, 2015, 04:09:24 AM by Gunny »

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Re: I join your ranks tomorrow
« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2015, 09:18:21 PM »
Yeehaw!  Take a deep breath of freedom when you wake tomorrow morning!

Congratulations!

Frankies Girl

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Re: I join your ranks tomorrow
« Reply #2 on: August 13, 2015, 09:19:37 PM »
Congratulations! :D


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Re: I join your ranks tomorrow
« Reply #3 on: August 13, 2015, 09:20:44 PM »
Hooray! We'll want to hear more about how it goes.

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Re: I join your ranks tomorrow
« Reply #4 on: August 13, 2015, 09:37:07 PM »
Great news!  Well done.

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Re: I join your ranks tomorrow
« Reply #5 on: August 13, 2015, 10:51:43 PM »
Congratulations and well done. I bet you will miss your job like an abscessed tooth. Which is to say, none at all.

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Re: I join your ranks tomorrow
« Reply #6 on: August 13, 2015, 11:54:24 PM »
Sweet home Alabama!

Congrats!

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Re: I join your ranks tomorrow
« Reply #7 on: August 14, 2015, 11:21:25 AM »
Good Whisky!  A man after my own heart!

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Re: I join your ranks tomorrow
« Reply #8 on: August 14, 2015, 11:23:16 AM »
Awesome!!! :D

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Re: I join your ranks tomorrow
« Reply #9 on: August 14, 2015, 11:38:41 AM »
Congrats!

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Re: I join your ranks tomorrow
« Reply #10 on: August 14, 2015, 11:42:49 AM »
Awesome! You'll love it, and welcome.

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Re: I join your ranks tomorrow
« Reply #11 on: August 14, 2015, 12:57:15 PM »
Congrats, Gunny. I've been following your story since your post in July, hoping that you would pull the trigger on retirement. Your pensions have your costs 100% covered, so your savings are all gravy on top of that. I bet you end up spending less than the 3% SWR you planned on.

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Re: I join your ranks tomorrow
« Reply #12 on: August 14, 2015, 01:03:49 PM »
Congratulations!!

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Re: I join your ranks tomorrow
« Reply #13 on: August 14, 2015, 01:07:16 PM »
Congratulations!  Say hello to my parents while you're in the Heart of Dixie!  They FIRE'd semi-early at 58 and 60 and have never looked back!  Their only regret is that they didn't do it sooner. 

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Re: I join your ranks tomorrow
« Reply #14 on: August 14, 2015, 01:12:56 PM »
Awesome! I love seeing the ranks of the post-FIRE'd grow. Very inspiring for me in my own countdown to FIRE.

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Re: I join your ranks tomorrow
« Reply #15 on: August 15, 2015, 05:53:38 AM »
Well done! Have a great life!

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Re: I join your ranks tomorrow
« Reply #16 on: August 15, 2015, 04:41:35 PM »
Fantastic.. well done..:)

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Re: I join your ranks tomorrow
« Reply #17 on: August 15, 2015, 05:39:04 PM »
Enjoy every cotton-pickin' minute of it!