Toshi's thread

Discussion in 'Northeast' started by Toshi, Apr 20, 2002.

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  1. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    Just make sure you keep telling yourself that when you're still working at age 60. :homer:
     

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  2. Toshi

    Toshi Harbinger of Doom

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    Per a few posts up I hope to drop back to part time around age 55. We shall see.
     
  3. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    That's kinda what I'm hoping for - a "soft" retirement where I get to do something reasonably enjoyable on a part-time basis... somewhere else. :D
     
  4. Toshi

    Toshi Harbinger of Doom

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    On the topic of cars, which will definitely be a small obstacle to retiring early since I like 'em:



    I know I've posted about this before. Relevant bits from my perspective:

    - PHEV Wrangler
    - PHEV Renegade
    - BEV Jeep Grand Commander (what is this? maybe China-market only? signs point to yes)

    Harrumph. I would like a PHEV, and not a crappy Mitsubishi one, for cost savings if nothing else over Audi/Tesla/etc. Maybe the Tesla Model Y will arrive on time and be impressive.
     
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    6thElement Schrodinger's Immigrant

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    Wait until you see our new shed next time you head over.
     
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  6. Toshi

    Toshi Harbinger of Doom

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    Called Discount Tire and had them ship some Nokians to their store so that they're in stock by Black Friday. Those would be the latest and greatest Hakkapeliitta R3 SUV--no more R2s, in with the new hotness. These are for the Volvo. Minivan already has its Nokians from last winter in our still-crowded-for-now garage.

    Black Friday in turn will likely bring $100 off tires + $100 more off if using store card promotions, thus me laying the groundwork.
     
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    Toshi Harbinger of Doom

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    New 12.9” iPad Pro, Pencil, and Keyboard Folio now in my paws. They are quite nice indeed. I’d post a pic but too large for RM.
     
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    Toshi Harbinger of Doom

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    Bridges may freeze before road. Shit's true, yo



    Not much drama evident in the video but note that I aimed to the right in case traction proved more iffy yet than on first braking. In retrospect I should have been more wary a few seconds earlier when the wet road transitioned to ice visibly.