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#21 OFFLINE   wyiauta

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Posted 11 April 2005 - 03:33 PM

I am a Communications Supervisor for American Medical Reaponse. Been there for 28 years, and have about 18 months before I retire. Can't wait.
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#22 OFFLINE   TOMO

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Posted 12 April 2005 - 05:22 AM

I worked for Bell telephone [AKA,bELL OF PA.,Bell Alantic,Verizon] for 35 years.
Cable Splicer for most of that time. Installed multiplexers,T1,T3,etc. for the last 5 years before retiring in 2001. Enjoying life of leasure. Tom
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#23 OFFLINE   Northstar Campers

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Posted 12 April 2005 - 07:52 AM

I sell 10-25 thousand dollar cups of lemonade. Each glass comes with a free truck camper. This is my 26th year squeezing lemons. If you are thirsty, please call me at your earliest convenience.

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Posted 12 April 2005 - 08:56 AM

I am blessed enough to be paid for what I used to take a lot of vacation time to do.

I am a "Community Resource Coordinator" for a Hemophilia speciality pharmacy company. I am a resource for people with blood clotting disorders for information, etc. I also lobby on capital hill and work to educate and advocate. I have been doing this since 99, but was previously an MIS (Manager of Information Systems) for a fortune 500 company. Before that I sold computers, cars and managed restuarants. My current commute is only congested if the dog is lying in the hallway between the kitchen and my office. I work from home and travel quite a bit. (80k miles last year)

I was just elected President of the Hemophilia Federation of America where I've been involved for a number of years. Hemophilia Federation of America Please go check out this site and let me know if you have any questions or would like to help! :)

My wife has the Spiritual gift of teaching and is teaching preschoolers and loves it.

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Posted 12 April 2005 - 12:42 PM

My wife and I are both architects.
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Posted 12 April 2005 - 02:22 PM

I work as an interior technician for the second largest airline in Canada. I work 7 days on/ 7 days off. We are growing so fast right now that I could work 24/7. Only have another 23 yrs. to go!

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Posted 12 April 2005 - 03:23 PM

My wife and I bought some of the lemonade Rex has for sale and it is the best we have ever had.

As far as work is concerned, I am retired as of the first of the year. I was manager of Application Development (computer programming) for Jennie-O Foods, the turkey people. My wife is a teacher who will retire at the end of this school year.
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#28 OFFLINE   PigPen

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Posted 12 April 2005 - 06:39 PM

Now I know how Tom (welldesigned) picked his handle.

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#29 OFFLINE   sirwilliam

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Posted 12 April 2005 - 06:41 PM

Hey Paul what is takin' ya to Nicaraugua in July, my friend?? Is it gonna interfere with you Caravan??.................Steve...

#30 OFFLINE   PigPen

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Posted 12 April 2005 - 07:51 PM

Won't interfere, back in time to boot it to Bend. Friends of mine took off in a TC several years ago & ended up in San Juan del Sur where they just finished building a B&B. Cheap vacation although we plan to fly to the Corn Islands to do some diving as well. Real cheap there, hotel is $10 a night. Pristine Carribean Islands. Decided to fly into San Jose, Costa Rica & take the bus. $300 each cheaper than Managua. Managua's a hole, anyway, been there.

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#31 OFFLINE   Richardd

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Posted 13 April 2005 - 07:25 AM

I am a storekeeper in a professionnal and trade school and I plan to retired in 3.5 years. My wife is retiring in november this years.

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Posted 13 April 2005 - 08:36 AM

I work as an interior technician for the second largest airline in Canada. I work 7 days on/ 7 days off. We are growing so fast right now that I could work 24/7. Only have another 23 yrs. to go!

You mean to say that Canada has two airlines? Is that one airplane each, LOL :rolleyes: :D
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Posted 13 April 2005 - 10:59 AM

You mean to say that Canada has two airlines? Is that one airplane each, LOL  :rolleyes:  :D

No, you must be thinking of our military........sirwilliam has one of them. :D
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Posted 13 April 2005 - 10:40 PM

Retired after nearly 27 years with Imperial Oil (Canada's Exxon/Mobil).

*** He ducks the rocks for a moment or two. ***

Worked all but four of that in Administration - doing stock control, inventory management, processing and tracking millions of dollars of Receivables and other sundry "bean-counting".
(Sounds more impressive than it really is; once you understand the various systems, all you look out for are sudden anomolies. Each system (except one) would give you daily coded messages about rejected or failed transactions; once you could decipher them, you knew what you were looking for.)

My job, along with my counter-parts across Canada, was "centralized" to a big office in Toronto. I was offered a better-than-current postion, but turned it down (you too can have a 400 thousand dollar mortgage!)
Went into Operations after that (working shifts in the Plant), but after 4+ years, my already-known problems with my feet and knees (plus my approaching 50th birthday) prompted the company to ask me "Say, do you know much about our Early Disability Pension?"
I said "No, not really."

So after about 3 minutes of them calmly explaining how the system works, I started thinking "Hold on - am I hearing what I think I'm hearing???" :blink:
When they finally asked if I might be interested in it, I thought about it for ... oh, let's see - about four, maybe five seconds!

Being on a 4-day/10-hour shift, I drove out the gate at 4:29 on Thursday October 13, 2000.

..... what a wonderful day.
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Posted 17 April 2005 - 11:25 AM

I also work for a global oil and gas company, sorry. Currently, I am the guy responsible for drilling technology applications, everything from how to drill faster and safer to collecting real time data from the drill bit and sending it to the driller so we drill better wells.

Im only 32, so I am probably one of the babys in the group. I was thirsty so just bought one of Rexs lemonades (Laredo SC) and a 2005 Chevy 2500HD to move it around. Never actually been RVing before so I am anxiously awaiting them to deliver it.

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Posted 17 April 2005 - 12:25 PM

Public Works Project Manager. Mostly sanitary sewer work. A "Turd Herder" as some have called me. I make sure when someone flushes, it gets to the treatment plant. I also try to keep the rain water out of the sani system as well. :blink:

Only 27 years till retirement. :rolleyes:
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Posted 17 April 2005 - 03:48 PM

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Posted 17 April 2005 - 07:06 PM

Hi:
I am a commercial/industrial/residential building inspector.
And I am in my 60's , but still working.
Trying to save enough money
to retire soon.
Hopefuly :D
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Posted 18 April 2005 - 11:13 AM

I'm a geologist by training, and work for a software company who makes mapping software for (primarily) oil and gas exploration. I bet HoustonTX either owns or at least knows of our software. I'd get rocks thrown at me too (though I would carefully scrutinize them for interesting mineral assmeblages etc.) if I told you who the parent company is (we got bought by a bigger company and then an even bigger company.) I do software and systems support. I can sort of kind of work from home via VPN, but VOIP needs would probably keep me from being able to work while full time camping. ...the satellite connection (Datastorm etc.) would keep me from doing that. Maybe the techinology will change in the future to make it feasible? I've thought some about learning to write code to perhaps make full-timing while still working a little more feasible.

My dad taught field geology for almost 40 years and consequently I spent my summers growing up in southwestern Montana, and we traveled/camped in a popup trailer after the course ended and before he had to be back to the university for the fall semester. I guess that's where I got both my love for the outdoors and camping, as well as for geology.

Compared to most of the rest of you, I have a long ways to go before retirement....but if we don't choose to have any children soon, I'll be setting my sights on early retirement or full-timing while still working.
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