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Old 03-01-2011, 08:54 PM   #1
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What we do for a living ( to pay for our fun)

O.K., I'm just curious at what we all do for a living. You know, where do we work so we can go out and do the things we all like to do like Rv'ing. Since I'm starting this thread I'll go first!
I'm a Frisco ISD school bus driver. Been driving for them for almost four years now. I like (not love cause you can only love your family in my opinion) my job a lot because I get to take my 3yr old daughter w/ me. 2.) I have the best office window and get to see the sunrise almost every morning!! And yes, this is a special needs bus!

My office!!

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Old 03-01-2011, 09:17 PM   #2
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I am a financialy struggeling self employed vending machine repairman & my wife is a csr @ a collision repair center.

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Old 03-01-2011, 09:22 PM   #3
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WORK is a four letter word!!! I am retired, happy, and POOR.

In my other life, I was an autoshop owner and mechanic.

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Old 03-01-2011, 09:31 PM   #4
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I have been retire for so long, I almost forgot what I did for a living... I remember now, I was technical director for a gov't agency....

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Old 03-01-2011, 09:44 PM   #5
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I am retired since a few years. My wife is still employed as a high school teacher
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Old 03-01-2011, 09:58 PM   #6
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I retired after teaching 29 years of middle school kids but went to work in another district the very next day at an elementary school as a computer/library teacher. After 11 years of that it will all come to an end this June. I've got lots to keep me busy working on my house and motorhome. Hope retirement pay is enough to pay the bills and buy whatever gas is going to be. My wife retired from teaching middle school, too.
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Old 03-02-2011, 06:27 AM   #7
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I was an owner operator (tractor trailer) until I sold the truck and retired, now I have income property and the wife drives bus for the county.
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Old 03-02-2011, 06:52 AM   #8
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Old 03-02-2011, 06:59 AM   #9
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We started RVing after I retired in '98 (computer programmer) and my wife was at the end of her career (dental assistant). We live off SS, some savings and the rental income from our house.
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Old 03-02-2011, 07:18 AM   #10
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retired truck driver/owner operator (haulinhazmat ) wife retired health care went full time in "05" do some Security work part time. We should have retired years and years ago.
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Old 03-02-2011, 07:30 AM   #11
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I am a retired civil service parasite (FDNY) living on my pension & Social Security. Have downsized & am living in a very reasonable (make that cheap !!) 55+ community & after raising a family can even afford to save $$ for RV 'ing & enjoying life. Never was & never will be wealthy but
"life is good." Happily yours, jodann

PS: after a divorce after 40 yrs. of marriage I reconnected via internet with a girl I was best friends with thru elementary school & high school & we have been together for 7 yrs. now. Thank you, Classmates. com !!!!
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Retire??? Whats that??? I'm on the freedom 98 plan. Still workin as a Senior Project Manager for a disaster company but trying to make time to enjoy the RV we bought last fall. Lots of good times ahead I figure.
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Old 03-02-2011, 07:55 AM   #13
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My wife and I were both in law enforcement back in the day...we decided to make a career change, so I went into radio and she worked for a university...we are now in "pre-retirement" mode. We are security contractors working from our RV guarding gates for petroleum drilling companies. See the link in my signature to our blog for more info.
"If it aint broke, fix it 'till it is!!"
Follow us on our adventures...we're currently on-site storage facility managers.
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Old 03-02-2011, 08:10 AM   #14
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My husband and I own a fundraising and management consulting business for nonprofit organizations, still working full time. We hope to retire in about 4 years and hit the road in our new Outlook.

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