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Re: 2. PETITION FOR Jack Bogle's Presidential Medal of Freed

Dear All, I've tried to reach more people at our Facebook Bogleheads site which has 3,357 likes. To date, 1,924 people have been reached there: https://www.facebook.com/Bogleheads?ref=eyJzaWQiOiIwLjUyMzg5MjU2MzI3ODgwOTgiLCJxcyI6IkpUVkNKVEl5UW05bmJHVm9aV0ZrY3k1dmNtY2xNaklsTlVRIiwiZ3YiOiI5NGFkMGE1NTE2...
by Kathleen Ryan
Thu Feb 19, 2015 12:11 pm
 
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: 2. PETITION FOR Jack Bogle's Presidential Medal of Freedom
Replies: 10
Views: 1178

Re: Petition for Mr. Bogle:Presidential Medal of Freedom

Please make this happen. Mr. Bogle has given us so much, let's return the favor . Many thanks to D.M. from Fort Bragg, CA for starting this petition. We need 100,000 signatures. Deadline: 3/13/15. To date we have 285 signatures, from 36 states. I'd like to suggest that all the areas in our country ...
by Kathleen Ryan
Thu Feb 12, 2015 9:28 am
 
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: SIGN PETITION FOR Jack Bogle's Presidential Medal of Freedom
Replies: 182
Views: 11906

Petition for Mr. Bogle:Presidential Medal of Freedom

[Merged to original thread] Dear All, Please sign the petition to have Mr. Bogle receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Let's make this happen! Share with your family, friends, co-workers, and anyone else you can think of. Here is the link: https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/john-c-bogle...
by Kathleen Ryan
Thu Feb 12, 2015 12:01 am
 
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: SIGN PETITION FOR Jack Bogle's Presidential Medal of Freedom
Replies: 182
Views: 11906

SF/Bay Area BH - Hoping to Come up with a Master Thread

Dear All, Recently there have been several inquiries about the SF/Bay Area Chapter. Yes, our SF/Bay Area Chapter is active. To date, we now have 187 members on our mailing/distribution list. In the past, I've found it very challenging to plan meetings because people would say they would attend, and ...
by Kathleen Ryan
Sat Feb 07, 2015 6:00 pm
 
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: SF/Bay Area BH - Hoping to Come up with a Master Thread
Replies: 0
Views: 305

Re: San Francisco Bay Area Bogleheads?

Dear All, Thank you for your inquiries about the SF/Bay Area Chapter. At the present time, we have 182 members on our mailing/distribution list. In the past, I've found it very challenging to plan meetings because people would say they would attend, and then cancel at the last minute. One time I fou...
by Kathleen Ryan
Wed Feb 04, 2015 10:43 pm
 
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: San Francisco Bay Area Bogleheads?
Replies: 18
Views: 2387

Re: My Christmas Message To You -- 70 Years Ago.

Thank you Taylor,

for your Christmas Message, your service to our country, and all the help you've given to the Bogleheads, through the years. I hope you are having a wonderful Christmas, and wish you happiness, and good health in 2015.

With best wishes to you always,
Kathleen
by Kathleen Ryan
Thu Dec 25, 2014 4:50 pm
 
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: My Christmas Message To You -- 70 Years Ago.
Replies: 58
Views: 5325

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TAYLOR

Dear Taylor, Happy Birthday to you. =) Thank you for all you have done for our country and for the Bogleheads. Your friendship has been a precious gift to me, and to all who know you, and those you help daily through your posts here at the Bogleheads forum. I hope you have a wonderful day. With bes...
by Kathleen Ryan
Sat Jan 25, 2014 2:42 pm
 
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: Taylor's 90th Birthday
Replies: 272
Views: 23713

Re: REGISTRATION FOR THE 2014 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST

My best guess is inspired by Mr. Bogle's Birthdate:

1929.58 8-)
by Kathleen Ryan
Thu Jan 02, 2014 5:11 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: REGISTRATION FOR THE 2014 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST
Replies: 537
Views: 16039

Re: Animals & Birds of Kenya and Tanzania

While on safari, one is always out during the day seeing amazing things, however at night, the sounds you hear are incredible, and are very rarely discussed. What I heard most were zebras, lions roaring, and hyenas. Then one night I didn't know what the heck I was hearing at the Maasai Mara River Ca...
by Kathleen Ryan
Sat Aug 24, 2013 10:24 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Animals & Birds of Kenya and Tanzania
Replies: 7
Views: 901

Re: Animals & Birds of Kenya and Tanzania

Hi Frugal Al, Thank you for your kind words. If going to Africa is on your bucket list, don't wait too long. You want to have good eyesight, good hearing-especially for the night sounds, and be somewhat ambulatory, as you can't depend on a cane to tame those lions. ;^) Hi Chaz, Thank you for writin...
by Kathleen Ryan
Thu Aug 22, 2013 7:42 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Animals & Birds of Kenya and Tanzania
Replies: 7
Views: 901

Re: Animals & Birds of Kenya and Tanzania

Thank you James, for your reply. You need to post some of your photos or a link to a site where we can see them! =) I would love to be updated with a trip as recent as yours. Here is a link to a black rhino photo I took, where I got the lighting just right to show off the wrinkles and texture, in th...
by Kathleen Ryan
Thu Aug 22, 2013 8:21 am
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Animals & Birds of Kenya and Tanzania
Replies: 7
Views: 901

Animals & Birds of Kenya and Tanzania

Dear All, If you have an interest in African Wildlife, I hope you will check out my video, a friend posted for me today on, 'Youtube,' titled, "Animals and Birds of Kenya and Tanzania. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NjfNwuX3Rc4 In 1988, I visited Nairobi National Park, Amboseli, and Maasai Mara...
by Kathleen Ryan
Thu Aug 22, 2013 1:29 am
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Animals & Birds of Kenya and Tanzania
Replies: 7
Views: 901

Re: Fun Interactive Video: Outfox-the-box plus more

Thanks Rick,

What fun interactive can be! I got them all right too. 8-) Isn't it a shame, most people don't realize that it really CAN be this easy?
by Kathleen Ryan
Fri Jul 12, 2013 12:36 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Fun Interactive Video: Outfox-the-box plus more
Replies: 7
Views: 691

Re: Happy Father's Day

Thank you Chaz, for your kind reply. Hi Taylor, and Mel, It is always wonderful to hear from you. Thank you for your replies. Mr. Bogle, Taylor, and Mel, are great men, and I have been blessed that all three came into my life soon after my dad passed in May 2000. They have been there for me with th...
by Kathleen Ryan
Sun Jun 16, 2013 2:46 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Happy Father's Day
Replies: 5
Views: 337

Happy Father's Day

Happy Father's Day,

to Mr. Bogle, Taylor Larimore, Mel Lindauer, and all our Bogleheads fathers, grandfathers, and great-grandfathers. You are a source of wisdom and inspiration to us all.

With fondest wishes to you,
Kathleen
by Kathleen Ryan
Sun Jun 16, 2013 12:19 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Happy Father's Day
Replies: 5
Views: 337

Re: can i buy my sportscar?

Hi sambb Yes!! Do it. I did, except my dream car is an, All-American, Corvette Convertible. It looks very similar to this: (except the wheels are nicer - chrome 15 spokes special ordered instead of the standard ones.) And I just got my vanity plates about two months ago. They read, "Chery CV&q...
by Kathleen Ryan
Wed Jun 05, 2013 10:00 am
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: can i buy my sportscar?
Replies: 129
Views: 9133

Re: Happy Birthday Mr. John Bogle

Happy Birthday Mr. Bogle, I hope you have a wonderful day, and all your birthday wishes come true. If the, Boglettes; Gail, Pat, Marlene L., Elke, Linda, Sherrie, Patty, Lynn C, Claudia, Normsie, Lily, Debra, Rose, Marlene, Kathy, and I were there, you know we'd all have fun singing to you once aga...
by Kathleen Ryan
Wed May 08, 2013 10:38 am
 
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: HAPPY BIRTHDAY MR. JOHN BOGLE
Replies: 32
Views: 2572

SF/Bay Area Diehards Meeting#2 of 2013 - CANCELLED

Dear All, Unfortunately, Saturday's meeting on 3/16/13, with Larry Swedroe has been cancelled due people wanting a speaker, to speak in person. I thought the world of Skype would open up a world of possibilities for us in that we could have people share their wisdom with us even if they are not in t...
by Kathleen Ryan
Mon Mar 11, 2013 8:43 pm
 
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: SF/Bay Area Diehards Meeting#2 of 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 521

Re: Rick Ferri coming to San Francisco! on 3/13/13

Hey Harold, With over 2,700 posts here, you already know Rick is a, 'Rock Star.' 8-) I see you are from S.F. Will you be at the meeting? Or reliving the sixties with your special copies of, "Tiger Beat," featuring the Rolling Stones, Doors, Buffalo Springfield, and Steppenwolf, on March 1...
by Kathleen Ryan
Fri Feb 22, 2013 5:24 pm
 
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: Rick Ferri coming to San Francisco! on 3/13/13
Replies: 8
Views: 1026

Re: Rick Ferri coming to San Francisco! on 3/13/13

Hi shawcroft, Yes, I do too! =) Dear Taylor, Yes, I remember this from the panel of experts at our, Bogleheads National Reunions. Rick has been on several panels through the years, and always answers questions, "without skipping a beat." Just like you. 8-) Hi Twist and FoolStreet (and oth...
by Kathleen Ryan
Fri Feb 22, 2013 11:56 am
 
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: Rick Ferri coming to San Francisco! on 3/13/13
Replies: 8
Views: 1026

Rick Ferri coming to San Francisco! on 3/13/13

Dear All, If someone else wants to set up a group meeting, on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, (as I will be at work) Rick Ferri, CFA, will make himself available at about 4:00 p.m., for an hour or so, at/near the San Francisco Airport-(SFO). Let me know, at: Kathleenr88@aol.com and I can start a list of ...
by Kathleen Ryan
Thu Feb 21, 2013 7:46 pm
 
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: Rick Ferri coming to San Francisco! on 3/13/13
Replies: 8
Views: 1026

Re: Happy Valentine's Day

Hi Eric,

How nice to, 'see' you! I hope you had a wonderful Valentine's Day with your sweet bride. =)

Hi Jeri,

Yes, Liz Taylor's jewelry was breathtaking! 8)
by Kathleen Ryan
Tue Feb 19, 2013 6:42 pm
 
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: Happy Valentine's Day
Replies: 7
Views: 928

SF/Bay Area Diehards Meeting#2 of 2013

SF/Bay Area Diehards Meeting - Saturday, March 16 2013 Dear All: I would like to announce the information about our next meeting; the second of 2013: Guest Speaker : via, ”Skype”: Mr. Larry Swedroe Those who have laptop computers/ipads/tablets please bring them. =) When: Saturday, March 16, 2013 Fro...
by Kathleen Ryan
Tue Feb 19, 2013 5:00 pm
 
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: SF/Bay Area Diehards Meeting#2 of 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 521

Re: First Meeting of '13 for San Francisco/Bay Area/San Jose

Dear All, It was nice to see familiar faces and meet many new people today, Friday, 2/15/13. We had a very nice meeting today with eighteen members present. We met at the Old Spaghetti Factory, in San Jose, CA from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. First we introduced ourselves, then ordered our lunches, and then o...
by Kathleen Ryan
Fri Feb 15, 2013 10:14 pm
 
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: First Meeting of '13 for San Francisco/Bay Area/San Jose/
Replies: 10
Views: 1872

Re: First Meeting of '13 for San Francisco/Bay Area/San Jose

Hi Balance,

Thank you for posting. Well, Happy Birthday to your father! 8-)
Yes, you will have to join us next time. I will post what we discussed at our meeting, later tonight.
by Kathleen Ryan
Fri Feb 15, 2013 11:32 am
 
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: First Meeting of '13 for San Francisco/Bay Area/San Jose/
Replies: 10
Views: 1872

Re: Happy Valentine's Day

Thank you Taylor, 2b2, and Mel,

It is so nice to hear from you.
by Kathleen Ryan
Thu Feb 14, 2013 9:40 pm
 
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: Happy Valentine's Day
Replies: 7
Views: 928

Happy Valentine's Day

Happy Valentine's Day to all. To Mr. Bogle, A Haiku for you: Character, great man Wisdom-vast, freely given Friendship-precious gift Thank you to Taylor and Mel who started our forum-We love you! And thank you to all who contribute of their time and knowledge, and computer expertise to keep our sit...
by Kathleen Ryan
Thu Feb 14, 2013 2:59 pm
 
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: Happy Valentine's Day
Replies: 7
Views: 928

Re: Happy Birthday Taylor

Happy Birthday Taylor, I'm sorry I'm late to the party. I hope you had a wonderful birthday. Thank you for your friendship and guidance through the years. You are a great man, and we are fortunate to have the benefit of your wisdom through your many posts, and books. Thank you isn't enough to say, ...
by Kathleen Ryan
Sat Jan 26, 2013 7:20 pm
 
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: Happy Birthday Taylor
Replies: 81
Views: 4785

Re: First Meeting of '13 for San Francisco/Bay Area/San Jose

Thanks SAM,

for your suggestion, which I took.
by Kathleen Ryan
Thu Jan 24, 2013 12:20 am
 
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: First Meeting of '13 for San Francisco/Bay Area/San Jose/
Replies: 10
Views: 1872

First Meeting of '13 for San Francisco/Bay Area/San Jose/

Dear All, Please RSVP by February 12, 2013, to: Kathleenr88@aol.com We will be having our first meeting of the San Francisco/Bay Area/San Jose Chapters 5 & 9 of the Vanguard Diehards/Bogleheads of 2013, in February. When: Friday, February 15, 2013, from 1:00 pm - 3:00 p.m. Where : The Old Spagh...
by Kathleen Ryan
Wed Jan 23, 2013 10:19 am
 
Forum: Local Chapters and Bogleheads Community
Topic: First Meeting of '13 for San Francisco/Bay Area/San Jose/
Replies: 10
Views: 1872

Re: Cat resistant funiture

"Aversion Therapy"

Every time you see the cat start to claw, or come upon it actively clawing furniture, have your squirt gun at the ready. Most of them hate water and this will shock them into not doing that again, lest they be squirted until they learn their lesson. 8-)

Good luck.
by Kathleen Ryan
Tue Jan 22, 2013 11:44 am
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Cat resistant funiture
Replies: 27
Views: 1606

Re: Your most intense movie scene

The most intense movie scenes that have stayed with me over the years. 1.) What happens to Clint Eastwood's character at the end in, "The Beguiled." This movie was made long before, "Misery." 2.) The black and white still photography during the ending scene of the original, &quo...
by Kathleen Ryan
Sun Jan 20, 2013 7:43 am
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Your most intense movie scene
Replies: 155
Views: 10418

Re: Are Bogleheads having less fun?

Thanks for asking,

No, Bogleheads don't have less fun. We have more fun. We just are on the faster track than most when it comes to investing, which affords us the fun things we like to buy.

And believe me, This is fun:

http://images.gtcarlot.com/pictures/11369225.jpg
by Kathleen Ryan
Sat Jan 19, 2013 9:44 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Are Bogleheads having less fun?
Replies: 70
Views: 5590

Re: Local Bogle article

Thank you Mitchell777, for posting this wonderful article about Mr. Bogle. It was interesting to read about his early jobs, and his feelings about the growth of Vanguard, and how many employees there are now. The first time I met Mr. Bogle was in June 2001, during BH 2. At that time, Vanguard was s...
by Kathleen Ryan
Sun Jan 13, 2013 2:51 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Local Bogle article
Replies: 4
Views: 583

Re: 2013 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST REGISTRATION

Happy New Year Taylor,

Thank you for yet another opportunity to give my forecasting skills another try. My best guess is:

1554.56
by Kathleen Ryan
Tue Jan 01, 2013 4:06 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: 2013 BOGLEHEAD CONTEST REGISTRATION
Replies: 481
Views: 15755

Re: 2012 Boglehead Contest -- One more trading day.

Hi Taylor, Holding fast in 147th place here. Thank you for the update. I'll look forward to the closing bell on Monday to see if my crystal ball is spot on this year. You know the market can move when it is going to. I always strap myself in for whenever the wild ride happens! Anyway, Congratulatio...
by Kathleen Ryan
Sat Dec 29, 2012 8:10 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: 2012 Boglehead Contest -- One more trading day.
Replies: 21
Views: 1759

Re: Dinner Guest Issues

Hi kerry75, What a great conversation you've started here. I believe that, "common courtesy," and "common sense," go hand in hand, and unfortunately both have become less common. I'm like you, in that when someone is kind enough to invite me over for supper, (or breakfast, brunc...
by Kathleen Ryan
Sat Dec 29, 2012 7:37 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Dinner Guest Issues
Replies: 149
Views: 12382

Re: Investing Theory

Hi retiredjg and nisiprius,

Thank you for watching and letting me know you liked it. We all need a good laugh now and then. =)
by Kathleen Ryan
Mon Dec 24, 2012 12:58 am
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Investing Theory
Replies: 13
Views: 1303

Re: Investing Theory

Dear Taylor,

How nice to, "see," you. Thank you. I hope you, Pat, and your family have a wonderful Christmas and happiness and good health in 2013.

With best wishes to you always,
Kathleen
by Kathleen Ryan
Sun Dec 23, 2012 2:43 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Investing Theory
Replies: 13
Views: 1303

Investing Theory

You have to see this to believe it. Make sure to watch to the very end. Very funny.

Investment of time, energy, work, and thinking, in action:


http://www.upworthy.com/2-monkeys-were-paid-unequally-see-what-happens-next?c=upw4
by Kathleen Ryan
Sun Dec 23, 2012 2:35 pm
 
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: Investing Theory
Replies: 13
Views: 1303

Re: What kind of car are you driving?

Hi bluetrekrider, You wrote, " Beautiful car; congratulations! I'm thinking of doing something similar - money earned and saved is for enjoying!" Thank you for your words of support. Yes, after you have all your other goals out of the way; children's college education fund, retirement fun...
by Kathleen Ryan
Thu Dec 20, 2012 12:26 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What kind of car are you driving?
Replies: 278
Views: 21823

Re: What kind of car are you driving?

Hi Fallible, Thank you for sharing your very funny corvette story. 8-) I grew up in CA, so there is a, "car culture" kind of thing that goes on here. If you saw the old movie, "American Graffiti," this explains it very well. I've been to many car shows, but my favorites are the ...
by Kathleen Ryan
Sun Dec 02, 2012 11:10 am
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What kind of car are you driving?
Replies: 278
Views: 21823

Re: What kind of car are you driving?

Thank you for asking, Bogledude I finally purchased my dream car on October 6, 2012. It is a 2009 Chevy Corvette Convertible. I paid cash, after saving for about twelve years. I always wanted to do that! 8-) It had 16,327 miles. I got a great deal of $36,500.00 I also purchased the extra warranty. ...
by Kathleen Ryan
Fri Nov 30, 2012 11:47 am
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: What kind of car are you driving?
Replies: 278
Views: 21823

Re: POLL: Would you buy an overpriced Boglehead tee-shirt?

Yes, I would like to purchase several Boglehead t-shirts when they become available @ $20.00 each + $5.00 for the forum. Thank you for the, "reality check." And of course," overpriced," is a relative term. When you believe in something strongly enough, you tend to be happy to get...
by Kathleen Ryan
Fri Nov 16, 2012 2:29 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: POLL: Would you buy an overpriced Boglehead tee-shirt?
Replies: 45
Views: 2190

Re: Bogleheads T-Shirt Possible Design(s)

Thank you Ice-9,

I love this design too, along with JJ! 8-)

So perhaps a white t-shirt with Mr. Bogle's image on the front, and HMS BOGLEHEAD on the back with, "Stay The Course," - Jack Bogle, Founder, The Vanguard Group.
by Kathleen Ryan
Fri Nov 16, 2012 1:21 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Bogleheads T-Shirt Possible Design(s)
Replies: 101
Views: 6488

Re: Bogleheads T-Shirt Possible Design(s)

Hi woof755 & Alex, Thank you for the definition. To All, Thank you for your input. I think we are making progress in our design. 8-) Hopefully, we will get more suggestions that aren't jokes, as I'm sure I'm not the only one who would really like to see this happen. During this conversation, a ...
by Kathleen Ryan
Thu Nov 15, 2012 11:13 am
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Bogleheads T-Shirt Possible Design(s)
Replies: 101
Views: 6488

Re: Bogleheads T-Shirt Possible Design(s)

Thank you Pacific for your vote. 8-) Alex, I don't get it. ---> "VFINX pwning actively managed large cap blend funds since 1976" VFINX is NOT actively managed. That was the point. Mr. Bogle made this INDEX fund available to the small investor, and it follows the S & P 500 Index, there...
by Kathleen Ryan
Wed Nov 14, 2012 10:22 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Bogleheads T-Shirt Possible Design(s)
Replies: 101
Views: 6488

Re: Bogleheads T-Shirt Possible Design(s)

Image

Back View: Boglehead T-shirt edit. Katie helped me. Actually she did it all! 8-)
by Kathleen Ryan
Tue Nov 13, 2012 10:00 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Bogleheads T-Shirt Possible Design(s)
Replies: 101
Views: 6488

Re: Bogleheads T-Shirt Possible Design(s)

Wonderful, You guys are doing great! Hi Frugal Investor You're welcome. Yes, I like your suggestion very much. If we were on Facebook, I'd hit the, 'like," button for sure. Hi Kashi, I love how you put the T-shirt up to help with us visualize, as we design our Bogleheads shirt. I know you guys...
by Kathleen Ryan
Tue Nov 13, 2012 7:18 pm
 
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Bogleheads T-Shirt Possible Design(s)
Replies: 101
Views: 6488
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