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Jul 13th, 2006, 11:15 AM
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Retired Independant Insurance Agency owner. I love being retired!!

I just still wonder what I will be like when I am all grownup, lol!!
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Jul 13th, 2006, 04:22 PM
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My husband owns a business with about 15 employees. One of his biggest problems is employees surfing the net all day and not doing their work. I really havent read much about this but I think it is a big problem nowadays. He says he bets they average 4 good hours out of an 8 hour day. He would prefer to trust them to their work but its looking like there will have to be some kind of monitoring or blocking of internet.
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Jul 13th, 2006, 05:01 PM
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part-time RN consultant. Make home visits and fill out tedious forms for the state. Fill out a form, check Fodors, etc.
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Jul 14th, 2006, 08:02 AM
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Ditto AA. When I'm in my home office the computer's online all the time and I check in while mulit-tasking (like the other Type A gals here). When I'm on the road, there's a lot less "talking".
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Jul 14th, 2006, 08:03 AM
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Carrybean - Your area of responsibility sounds much more appealing than me jumping all over the Midwest and dealing with ORD almost weekly. Which islands do you get to frequent?

Like most other posts, when I'm not on the road and working from my home office, I surf the web as a diversion.
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Jul 14th, 2006, 08:29 AM
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I pretend to be retired.
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Jul 14th, 2006, 03:17 PM
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Mjz, wanna trade? I'm in St. Thomas but I'm worn out with the constant staff turn-over, hiring, trying to find people who will actually show up, etc. & while this IS a travel board, dealing with cruise ship passengers daily is a whole other rant. I should say "some" ship passengers, definitely not all.
Still beats the hotel biz, though IMO.
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Jul 15th, 2006, 09:57 AM
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I'll stick with my gig and just travel to your neck of the woods. I'm not cut out to deal with the cruise crowd on a daily basis....

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Jul 16th, 2006, 10:25 PM
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International flight attendant who still hasn't decided what to do when she grows up.................?
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Jul 17th, 2006, 03:12 AM
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Dutyfree, I know what you mean but at this point all I want to do is retire.
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