Retired

Discussion in 'ABF Freight System' started by canaryinthemine, Jun 2, 2017.

  1. ABFer

    ABFer Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    18,966
    Likes Received:
    11,062
    I thought that happiness was finding Fordhooks...oh yeah, bowel movements actually happen. :17142:
     
    SuperCourse likes this.
  2. SuperCourse

    SuperCourse Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    9,221
    Likes Received:
    8,005
    Don't rub it in, still striking out on the Fordhooks, the small grocer by me has been trying to source some but no luck so far.
     
  3. Havoc

    Havoc It's better to burn out than to fade away

    Messages:
    257
    Likes Received:
    290
    Congratulations, well deserved.
     
    icuicp and canaryinthemine like this.
  4. ABFer

    ABFer Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    18,966
    Likes Received:
    11,062
    I'm trying hard to work an exchange. There is a Doggy Pyle driver around who runs Portland, ME. I don't know how far that is from your home in Moosetits but 2 lb lobstahs for fordhooks would be a good trade in my book.
     
    canaryinthemine likes this.
  5. canaryinthemine

    canaryinthemine Retirement....The Job I Was Born To Have!

    Messages:
    3,893
    Likes Received:
    5,043
    C'mon...... Rotary dial?....... It's a tan colored push button hangs right by the front door. Even got the extra long cord. ......

    Had a new refrigerator delivered the other day,....... and the two young guys who delivered it were making fun of it,..... until one picked it up and said: " Hey! There's a dial tone!".....
     
  6. troubleman84

    troubleman84 Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    2,369
    Likes Received:
    1,832
    Congratulations
     
    icuicp and canaryinthemine like this.
  7. useless

    useless Active Member

    Messages:
    160
    Likes Received:
    126
    congrats on retirement. do you want the pups dropped on the front lawn or the driveway? maybe find an older sterling and leave 'em hooked up
     
    ABFer and canaryinthemine like this.
  8. canaryinthemine

    canaryinthemine Retirement....The Job I Was Born To Have!

    Messages:
    3,893
    Likes Received:
    5,043
    I think I'll opt for the 1/64th scale retirement set.......

    Couple of years ago, my wife asked me what I would do if I came into a lot of money. I told her I would go down to the big Peterbilt dealership and spec out the top-of-the-line model, with all the fancy bells and whistles, chrome dripping off of everything, leather custom seats........

    Then I would drive it home, park it on the front lawn, get my torches and cut the roof off, ....... fill it with dirt, and make a planter out of it.....

    Only then did she smile.......

    You park that full-size set here, I'll do the same,.......... as long as the EPA has no problem with the various liquids dripping from it..........
     
    Songremainsthesame and icuicp like this.
  9. vongrimmenstein

    vongrimmenstein Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    2,308
    Likes Received:
    2,106
    Enjoy it, you earned it. But please, suspenders? That will forever change my image of you. And we haven't even met, yet. von.
     
  10. seabreeze

    seabreeze Not Well Known Member, 60 Year Teamster Member

    Messages:
    2,861
    Likes Received:
    4,021
    Maybe he can wear Braces instead, some years back wife escorted me down to buy a new suit for a wedding
    guy asks me if I wanted Braces, had no idea what he was talking about, showed me a pair of suspenders
    Never heard them called that.
     
  11. DCM_Doc

    DCM_Doc Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    3,178
    Likes Received:
    2,960
    Get ready for a shock when you realize all you did when you retired was change your boss. A friend retired last month. A former client of his mentioned a year or so before his retirement that he needed a part time salesman. After digging & planting 6 of the 10 flower beds the new boss wants he took the friend's offer for a job. He was retired for 8 days.
     
  12. ABFer

    ABFer Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    18,966
    Likes Received:
    11,062
    A woman is a lot like the boss at work...the more you do the more they'll expect and the converse works too, the less you do the less they'll expect...you just need to set the mode right off the bat.
     
    DCM_Doc likes this.
  13. canaryinthemine

    canaryinthemine Retirement....The Job I Was Born To Have!

    Messages:
    3,893
    Likes Received:
    5,043
    My productivity is..... uhh....nil. Unless we're talking about naps........Never knew I needed so many naps.........
     
  14. ABFer

    ABFer Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    18,966
    Likes Received:
    11,062
    LOL what, you like a Panda bear now? Get up to eat then back down again?
     
    troubleman84 and canaryinthemine like this.
  15. canaryinthemine

    canaryinthemine Retirement....The Job I Was Born To Have!

    Messages:
    3,893
    Likes Received:
    5,043
    Eat and........Excrete...... Cycle of Life, you know....
     
    ABFer likes this.
  16. canaryinthemine

    canaryinthemine Retirement....The Job I Was Born To Have!

    Messages:
    3,893
    Likes Received:
    5,043
    I've got a retirement party to plan......Do you know where I can rent a Throne?....
    (......NOT a porcelain one....)
     
    00mustang likes this.
  17. ABFer

    ABFer Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    18,966
    Likes Received:
    11,062
    Do you have a movie company somewhere around there? I'd check with them first.
     
  18. vongrimmenstein

    vongrimmenstein Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    2,308
    Likes Received:
    2,106
    As well versed in English as you are, did you really have to use Excrete? von.
     
    seabreeze and canaryinthemine like this.
  19. DCM_Doc

    DCM_Doc Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    3,178
    Likes Received:
    2,960
    A buddy said all he did the first month he was retired was sit in the rocking chair. The next month he started rocking.
     
  20. 00mustang

    00mustang NO LTL 4 ME CAR HAUL ONLY

    Messages:
    1,032
    Likes Received:
    1,185
    Check with Jackie Pressers guys they may have the one he used at the convention
     

Share This Page