When you could see what you were getting, The gas was in the glass containeer on top, pumped up there by the customer.
Money, and people’s approach to it has always fascinated me. I have known people who could save a ‘little’ on any salary. I have also known folk with a good salary, who could never earn enough and lived from payday to payday. Many times borrowed before next payday.
I remember reading about the gentleman bandit in the Detroit area. He robbed banks, was always dressed nice and was very mannerly as he robbed a bank. When he was caught and exposed, he had been an industry executive earning six figures for many years. He lost his job, had no savings and could not tell his wife nor neighbors. So he augmented his income by ‘going to work every day’, he was 'working', planning for the next bank he was going to rob.
To me and most of you, if we had earned hundreds of thousands of dollars a year for even ten years we would be set for life if we never worked again. I wondered why the ‘gentleman bandit’ didn’t do the same.
(My first question was WHO HAS A MILLION SAVED FOR RETIREMENT?) They promised to give you a rundown by state. Well on my computer system that is ‘click bait.’ And I know if I clicked on the article I would have 50 pictures and notes before I actually found the best place to take Sherry’s MILLION dollars.
Now this is no secret, iffn we had a million dollars in savings it would outlast us. Our kids also would do pretty well. ;-)
Now don’t get me wrong, Sherry knows I could spend that million in a couple years. Probably from Amazon alone. LOL that is ‘IF’ we had the million!
I did come close to borrowing a million$ once, it was approved by the bank president. If it was handled correctly and the building industry stayed strong I could have made that million, but Sherry and I decided the stress was not needed. Taking her advice we dropped the idea. I really wanted to be a millionaire but we have never regretted dropping the idea.
This alternate life style is much better. One trip around the USA & through Canada is worth a million dollars. We have had several, so we are way ahead.
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Fact about this wonderfully made body.
About 32 million bacteria call every inch of your skin home. But don't worry, a majority of these are harmless or even helpful bacteria.
The Jeepster.. Friend, Theodore Woods, had one of these in 1954.