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I'm still here, kinda.

Postby outlaw » Fri Jul 06, 2018 2:47 pm

I really hate that I have been off the forum for all this time, I miss it, and the friends that I have made here more than you could possibly know. I have had to suspend my business operations to work elsewhere so I could get good health insurance. As a small business owner it was impossible to find at any cost. Now I am back to working 12 hr days 5 days a week and recuperating the other 2. Not exactly what I wanted to be doing at 61yo but it is what it is.
I check in from time to time and see all the great cooks going on and will continue to do so. I miss y'all.
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Postby OldUsedParts » Fri Jul 06, 2018 2:54 pm

We miss your orneryness and input also, my Friend - - - - I have been where you are with the Independent Bizz Mans Health Insurance so just take care of yourself and the Missus and rest when you can - - - thanks for dropping in :tup: :salut: :texas:
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Postby outlaw » Fri Jul 06, 2018 3:00 pm

OldUsedParts wrote:We miss your orneryness and input also, my Friend - - - - I have been where you are with the Independent Bizz Mans Health Insurance so just take care of yourself and the Missus and rest when you can - - - thanks for dropping in :tup: :salut: :texas:


Orneryness???? Whatever do you mean??? Surely you are mistaken. Well, maybe a little, but I am 100% TEXAN so that might explain it.

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Re: I'm still here, kinda.

Postby Rambo » Fri Jul 06, 2018 3:00 pm

The (UN) Affordable Care Act has helped some, devastated many.
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Postby outlaw » Fri Jul 06, 2018 3:07 pm

Rambo wrote:The (UN) Affordable Care Act has helped some, devastated many.


It has decimated the health care system and harmed far more than it helped in my opinion. I was making a very nice living as a small business owner but could not get a PPO plan at any price, and that was all my specialist could take. I went without for 3 years and in truth it probably set my treatment back to a level that can never be attained again.
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Re: I'm still here, kinda.

Postby bsooner75 » Fri Jul 06, 2018 3:30 pm

Can’t tell you how many perfectly cooked steak threads I’ve looked at and thought - Outlaw should be along any minute to poopoo this one :)

Hang in theee buddy, miss you being around.


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Postby Sailor Kenshin » Fri Jul 06, 2018 4:53 pm

outlaw wrote:
Rambo wrote:The (UN) Affordable Care Act has helped some, devastated many.


It has decimated the health care system and harmed far more than it helped in my opinion. I was making a very nice living as a small business owner but could not get a PPO plan at any price, and that was all my specialist could take. I went without for 3 years and in truth it probably set my treatment back to a level that can never be attained again.


If I said any more about this I'd get banned, but even doctors agree.
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Postby bobcat1 » Fri Jul 06, 2018 6:51 pm

Outlaw, We are the same age and I understand what you mean about the other 2 days to recuperate. Five 10-12 hour workday and 1 Saturday a month is all I can handle. Next month I'll be 62 but I can't hang it up yet. Gotta wait it out to 66 years and 4 months. Good luck my friend!
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Postby woodenvisions » Fri Jul 06, 2018 11:17 pm

Good to see you Outlaw, I I feel what ur laying down here, been away myself. Find time, grab that D5300 and snap some shots my friend, it's good for the soul.
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Postby Txdragon » Sun Jul 08, 2018 12:24 am

Understood, brother. I moved to where we are now in hopes of retiring.. 3 jobs later, that's not anywhere on the near horizon.
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Postby Professor Bunky » Sun Jul 08, 2018 5:49 pm

Good Luck, Outlaw.

I totally agree with you on the so-called ACA.

It's like something out of Atlas Shrugged. :(
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Re: I'm still here, kinda.

Postby rms827 » Sun Jul 08, 2018 10:51 pm

Hang in there, Outlaw. Hope things improve.

ACA... Nuff said. Oregon's pushing it's own version with even more taxes to pay for it, and here in CA they're trying to go full blown single payer. Works so well in England and Canada after all. :banghead:


Anyway, hope you can find more time to visit here. :salut: :D
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Postby WBBQ » Mon Jul 09, 2018 5:55 pm

I know how you feel, both being away and the insurance. Not so affordable for us small business owners

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