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DKV

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12-23-2013 10:10 PM

I am guessing that everyone on this site during the workday is either retired or unemployed. Personally, I am retired and loving every minute. What’s your status that allows you to be on here during the day?

-- Have fun and laugh alot. Life can end at any moment. You old guys out there know what I mean...


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Gene Howe

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#1 posted 12-23-2013 10:29 PM

RETIRED and lazy.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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distrbd

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#2 posted 12-23-2013 10:33 PM

Retired and too cold in the shop,we just went through 3 days of heavy snow/freezing rain .

-- Ken from Ontario

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DKV

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#3 posted 12-23-2013 10:37 PM

Gene, my wife says I have become lazy. I say I have become retired. :-)

distrbd, all I have to say is in CA today it’s 68 degrees.

-- Have fun and laugh alot. Life can end at any moment. You old guys out there know what I mean...

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ShaneA

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#4 posted 12-23-2013 11:33 PM

Uhmm, multitasking?

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#5 posted 12-23-2013 11:39 PM

I’m with ShaneA. At work but multitasking.

-- Paul, Las Vegas

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#6 posted 12-24-2013 12:00 AM

still working full time and woodworking part time

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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TheDane

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#7 posted 12-24-2013 12:08 AM

Retired … and freezing my @ss off. Why did I ever leave Arizona?

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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bandit571

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#8 posted 12-24-2013 12:30 AM

NOT retired, yet. I do, however, happen to work nghts. 7 pm to 7:10 am. 7 out of every 14 days. Mornings are my evenings.

The rest of you working stiffs just have it backwards, to me….

-- A Planer? I'M the planer, this is what I use

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verdesardog

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#9 posted 12-24-2013 12:36 AM

Retired and not lazy….it cold in Arizona right now….20’s at night 40’s in the day :)

-- .. heyoka ..

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distrbd

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#10 posted 12-24-2013 12:49 AM

vwerdesardog,40°F is spring/summer weather in Canada.lol.
DKV,I’ll switch places if you are willing. what would you wear in 68°,?when I go to my shop I have long johns ,on and 3 layers of sweatshirts .

-- Ken from Ontario

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#11 posted 12-24-2013 12:57 AM

I’m the NSA analyst tasked with keeping tabs on LJ.

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#12 posted 12-24-2013 01:12 AM

Airline pilot with a crazy schedule… Sometimes my mornings are your nights and sometimes I’m normal.

-- Joe | Spartanburg, SC | "To give anything less than your best is to sacrafice the gift." - Steve Prefontaine

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jumbojack

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#13 posted 12-24-2013 01:19 AM

Retired Sept. 28 2013. I was in the shop most of the day. Like DKV in Sacramento enjoying the 68 degree weather. Did you notice we had 9 more seconds of daylight today compared to yesterday?

-- Made in America, with American made tools....Shopsmith

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sras

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#14 posted 12-24-2013 01:41 AM

Forced time off for the next two weeks. Not my idea of prime vacation time but I’m not complaining.

BUT – I am considering retiring…

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#15 posted 12-24-2013 02:06 AM

Self employed, leaning towards retiring, but my wife says I have been semi-retired since I got rid of full time employees 20 years ago ;-)

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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