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Right, retired in 2006...sm

Posted By: Ella (retired) on 2009-04-10
In Reply to: Hate to break the news to you but - Grrrrrrrrrr

Due to medical problems, and I am certainly not up on the latest technology or who is getting what type of work. When I retired, V/R was just becoming widespread and I never was involved in it. I just loved the ESLs, but maybe they have gotten worse/more careless/truly don't GAS. My sister had one that I could hardly understand either.

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Now I know why they retired you...that'

(n.) A calculous concretion found in the intestines of certain ruminant animals (as the wild goat, the gazelle, and the Peruvian llama) formerly regarded as an unfailing antidote for poison, and a certain remedy for eruptive, pestilential, or putrid diseases. Hence: Any antidote or panacea.

Now I know why they retired you...that'

(n.) A calculous concretion found in the intestines of certain ruminant animals (as the wild goat, the gazelle, and the Peruvian llama) formerly regarded as an unfailing antidote for poison, and a certain remedy for eruptive, pestilential, or putrid diseases. Hence: Any antidote or panacea.

Now I know why they retired you...that's

You really should NOT participate in a forum:

bezoar (word used by Ella (retired!):

(n.) A calculous concretion found in the intestines of certain ruminant animals (as the wild goat, the gazelle, and the Peruvian llama) formerly regarded as an unfailing antidote for poison, and a certain remedy for eruptive, pestilential, or putrid diseases. Hence: Any antidote or panacea.


My parents are retired and
do very well on their savings. It's called preparation. People make their own choices. If you don't PREPARE and do not take RESPONSIBILITY, you will eventually be in such a sad situation. It's not anyone's fault but their own for making poor decisions or failing to make better ones.

Morally, yes - I think other aid should become available to the "mom and pop" situation you are talking about but not reporting and paying taxes on income? No. That is wrong, period.

My boys were taught to pay taxes on their incomes from various jobs. They paid taxes and they paid tithes on it, no matter what it was.

It's called DOING THE RIGHT THING...which seems to be a forgotten concept among the older ones and a brand-spanking new concept among the young ones.

Tax evasion, dear, is ANYONE who fails to report appropriately. They may spend the bulk of money going after big bucks tax evaders but the crime is still the same. It is dishonest and it cheats every loyal, law-abiding citizen.

It doesn't matter if the job is easy or or not (i.e., your reference to house cleaning not being easy). THat has nothing to do with whether a person deserves to report/pay taxes on their income or not.
My mom is a retired teacher, so that was something

we never said at home.  But as much as I have tried to correct my youngest, he  still uses it.  And he and my husband say, That DON'T matter. Yikes.  doesn't doesn't doesn't.  It DOESN'T matter!

You know, when you type doesn't that many times, it no longer looks like a real word.  I double checked the spelling and I'm still not sure it's right.

I had someone tell me they wanted to do this when they retired sm
I said, then start your training NOW you don't have a minute to waste. She said she was retiring in 2 yrs. I said, good you almost have to get trained. She asked me about what she might make money wise. I said about $4 an hour for the first 6 months to a year. Screw that, she said, I thought you just sat and typed...

I love the tape in the purse idea! That IS priceless. My kids can tell you...mom works at home, all we see is the back of her head and all she says all day is "BE QUIET." Their friends used to say, yeah but your mom is home. They would say that her body might be here, but her mind isn't. All the lights are on, but there ain't nobody home! Exactly.

How old is your husband and is he retired
You saying on AARP- is this to supplement Medicare or just regular insurance? A family member has this coverage with her Medicare but I had no idea they had such strong regulations.
Retired Devoted Transcriptionists
Good for that lady, it is possible to work that long and work well. She is in Heaven with the saints. I am retired but not "dead." I would love to transcribe part-time but when they see the dates in my work history, for some reason they treat me like I am already dead. I have so much to offer. I was self-employed for a long time and did very well in my business from tapes. If someone would give me a break and let me practice doing it over the "Net", I would do it for free until I got it down pat if I had to. I can't think of a better way to spend my retirement years than to keep on working part-time. Now in my retirement, I would love to work from home part-time over the Internet. I am HIPAA aware and abide by all the rules. I love transcription, have the speed and knowledge to do many accounts, even acute care, etc. However, when I apply, I cannot describe to you in adequate terms how I am treated when I show interest in a part-time job in my profession.  I have so very much experience, strength and love for my profession that it is like a fire in my belly. However, no one seems to want to accommodate someone who only wants to work part-time and they look at me as though I'm nuts to want to work at my age (60's). Their loss. Is there anyone else out there who feels the same way? Are we all just from the days of yore and useless?  I am a  a perfectionist at everything I do. I had to give up my self-employment for personal reasons and have been on a few interviews in which I was treated badly.  I sure do feel like I've been "dumped" by the very profession I threw my heart and soul into, maintaining my CMT, etc., until several years ago, only to be trash heaped. Sorry, just venting. I would just like to know if there are other people of retirement age in the same boat. I have a young mind, a great attitude, and a youthful outlook. I won't lie about my age and I won't lie about how I feel. Abandoned.
Mine is a Retired Old Fart
my dad retired at age 66, but I do not remember the year.--sm
he passed on when he was 72, which was six years ago. He definately had restrictions.
No, she got tired of working and retired before
Ella, you have retired, so this is for the working MTs
I fully understand the theme here. If you want to hobnob with Indians or other ethnic groups, fine. To sit here and be swamped with people who cannot speak English and we have to be letter perfect on everything, no wonder we have these feelings. Go back to knitting now, ok?
At one time, I was an MTSO, but sold & retired from
MT last year.  I do, however, still own, operate, and offer MTStars to American MTs.
Dont know when he retired but there is absolutely without a doubt no
restrictions put on after full retirement age. Perhaps you thought he had full and did not have- have spoken to 2 people from social security about this- learned most recently as of 1/2008. How old was your father when he retired and what year, if you know, was that?
Retired fire captain. His pension is doing it's thing for us, thank God! nm
Retired or retarded? Anyone can retire if they set their life standards low enough
BUt if you think sitting on the couch pointing fingers at how bad the government is constitutes a wonderful successful life, good for you!

I'm not the one complaining about how bad things are, YOU are!

By the way, precious. I don't have to work, I want to, and am no longer an MT because I've gotten an education and moved on to a productive life with goals that stretch beyond the living room and the computer room.

Get over yourself. No one is impressed because your life certainly does not sound impressive in the least.

I once watched a retired FBI profiler who studied the case SM
and found evidence of a break-in from the basement window. He took pictures, explained his theory, showed how somewhat could have broken in, hid under a bed. He theorized that the intent was not to kill her, but to rape her. Probably someone who was the house that night. I forgot the profiler's name, but it was an interesting show. Very sad, sad case.
A contact of mine worked for them for 6 years w/o probs, FT. She retired from them, too. nm
Stop trying to stir up trouble. Goldbird is a moderator and retired MT. She and
Busy MTing are two different people.
my dad just retired at full retirement age, and there is a limit on income for the first 2 years tha
I think it's still $5.15 in FL until 2006...sm

it's going up to $6.15 in Florida this year I read......still not nearly enough in my opinion.....*tsk tsk*

But happy that the states may be taking it over....*S*

One time I typed "Tp and his wife are retired and travel in their rectovaginal." Caught it tho
No kidding. I was going to buy a 2006. nm
MTme on 2006-05-02
I don't expect anybody to read anybody else's mind for me?  Unless maybe you know how to read minds??
2006 Saturn Ion
Will say it this way, seventies. Not 2006.
Class of 2006
Who said 0.00 because its just a high school graduation?  My middle son just graduated this year and we did give him a huge graduation party with a buffet, cake, ice cream, balloons, napkins imprinted with his name and "Class of 2006" on them, etc.  We did the party here in our home on a Sunday afternoon and invited family, close friends and a few teachers he had kept in touch with through the years.  Yes, it was his job to earn the diploma and such was expected of him; however, the party was our reward to him for a job well done.  He did receive lots of gifts -- some were money, some were things for college, etc.  The monetary gifts ranged from $5 to $200.  My son was just as grateful for the $5 gifts as he was for the $200 (grandparents).  He also received only cards from a few people who attended, and he was still grateful for their sharing his special day.  One of the gifts he was most excited about was a gift card to a bookstore.  He spent a couple of hours wandering around trying to decide what books he wanted to purchase.  Another gift he cherishes to this day is "A Book of Prayers for the Graduate."  Don't give more than you can afford.  If a card is the best one can do, then its enough because they're acknowledging an accomplishment and milestone in a young adult's life.
The 5th edition was put out in 2006. Definitely
Not able to see 2006 posts
How do I get to see posts from 2006?  The archives seem to show me 2004 and 2005.  Sorry if this is an obvious answer, but I am not seeing it. 
Sorry meant to say 2006.....- nm
$35K in 2006, PT. Last year sm
Argh! Probably about $28 to $30K. Took a job that kept running out of work. I have a full time job now and a PT IC. I think I will break $40K for 2008. I HOPE I do anyway.
CMT 1992-2006. sm
Don't worry about the test. Like Iowan said, just register and take it. I had to drop mine when I retired, but I enjoyed having it when I was working. :)
Happy New Year 2006 to you! ...nm
NEWS = DISINFORMATION 2006!!! very sad...nm
Anyone else really disappointed with the 2006 QLDB?

This latest version seems like a beta version.  Could it be more time consuming with all the clicking, scrolling, and tabs required to click on?  Even the new search feature stinks as it does not bring what you typed in to the top, it just leaves it on the bottom and you must scroll to bring it up.  This one is definitely NOT built for production.  Has anyone figured out how to import things from previous versions of their drug book into this one?  I cannot figure it out with this version and my e-mails to them for help have gone unanswered thus far.

Is it faster than paging through a book?  Yes.  Is it up to the standards of their previous QLDBs?  Not in my opinion and I have been very happy with the electronic version since 1999. 

2006 Honda Civic
P.S. Those dates should be 2006, not 2005 nm
I'm seeing posts on different boards from 2006. Need
Take a screen shot of this: $150 in 2006

Health Insurance policy for 2006
is now charging a supplement payment for smokers and those that live with smokers. Does anyone else have this policy or getting for the next year? This not through MT companies.
Interesting article about best careers in 2006. sm
I know the Club Med there will not be open until June 2006, if that is of any help. sm

No doubt a travel agent could give you an idea of how things are.  If it was me, I think I'd wait a bit.  They were hit pretty hard, and there is a lot of cleanup, I'm sure.

Wherever you go, have some sun in the fun for me! 

EXText and Stedmans 2006 spellchecker?
Anybody know if they are compatible or if there are any glitches I should be aware of before I plunk down the dough? Thanks!
2005-$12K, 2006 expect to make about $21K - sm
2005 --I would have made more but when my daughter got sick in 3/05 I could not work much with her going to chemo and just dealing with everything, so that hurt my income big time. Have 2 PT jobs, 1 is a small MTSO and the other is my own account. My goal for 2007 is $24K...would like to eventually get up to $30K.
2006 Chevy Cobalt - love it!
2006 Monte Carlo SS (black)
Save your money on the 2006 version - why -
I have used the CD version ever since it has been available and loved it, UNTIL the 2006 version. It is very different from the prior versions. It is far more cumbersome to use, is not designed for speed, and was such a waste of time I went back to using the 2005 version and just adding in the new drugs. My comments and questions to Stedman's about their latest version went unanswered. Like I said, I was very pleased with the prior versions and updated every year, but I will never buy this product again unless it is MT friendly, which the 2006 version is NOT.
Get the April 2006 Consumer Reports magazine...sm
It gives you a rundown on all vehicles as well as which ones have held up well and which ones haven't over the years. It's in the stores now or your local library should have a copy you can look at for free. :o)
Anyone able to find Quick Look drug reference 2006

If so, where did you purchase it?  Out of stock at the places I have checked.


Just bought a 2006 convertible BMW - Silver. Love it. nm
2006 Jeep Commander w/Hemi-hate the gas,
since I have a tendency to hold vehicles for a long time (100, 000 miles or more) I went ahead and got it fully loaded - DVD for grandkids, saddle brown leather seats, the whole nine yards.  The nearest store to me is 15 miles away so we stock up at shopping time, plus I work from home, so I don't drive every day.  My last vehicle was a 1998 Jeep Classic with over 100, 000 miles and I gave it to my son.  I like the boxy look.  Some people think it's a Hummer, though.