I can retire with 30 years of credible service on July 1, 2024. I have a year and 3 months of banked sick leave. Unused sick leave can be used towards years of credible service. If I work another 6 months (combined with the three months of banked sick leave), I’ll have another full year… Continue reading Timeline Update
We’re well into 2018 and it’s too late to say Happy New Year. I will say that I hope you are keeping well through this cold/flu/crud season. I’ve had a post office box since 1996. When I first moved out on my own, my apartment’s mailbox was a standard mailbox on the side of the… Continue reading Giving Up the Old For the Future
I paid off my car loan this month! I bought a very comfortable couch! After completing to my Duolingo lessons for 81 days, I somehow broke my streak. I’ve been satisfying the travel bug by planning a grand tour of the continental United States by train. I increased my 403(b) contribution.
I get paid on the last week day of the month. I set up a direct deposit into a checking account at the same bank that has my Health Savings Account (HSA). The money is not available until the next day. I was away from my computer and wasn’t able to make the transfer into… Continue reading Health Matters – April 2017
I logged into my teacher retirement account this morning. With the March 2017 paycheck, I have 23 years of credible service.
I was able to deposit money into my Health Savings Account on March 1st. I had the following medical expenses in March 2017. Chiropractic Adjustment – $80.50 ($40.25 x 2) Prescription Refill – $145.18 Dental Cleaning $10.00 I also had bloodwork done this month, but my “results” appointment isn’t until April. I’ll be billed in… Continue reading Health Matters – March 2017
I restarted my Duolingo French language lessons at the beginning this morning. I have been neglecting Duolingo for several months. The last time I tried a lesson where I left off, I kept making the same mistakes over and over. I added a daily calendar reminder early in the morning before work. I seem to… Continue reading Starting Again