Category Archives: Retirement

We Meet Again

Retirement can be a scary thing.  When you walk out the door for the last time, there is a sense of loss, or, more appropriately, a sense that for the first time in virtually your entire adult life, you are … Continue reading

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Immaculate Perception

Originally posted on oldmainer:
When I was a manager, the task that I disliked more then any other was preparing the annual performance appraisals of my employees. Each year, I would struggle to make pertinent comments while showing compassion.  That…

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Work In Progress

When we moved into this house, one of the first things I did was set up my shop.  I was fortunate in that the previous owner had left me a homemade bench and some pegboard on one wall.  There was … Continue reading

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To Do Or Not To Do

Years ago, upon buying our first house, it didn’t take long to come to the realization that home ownership was a work in progress.  Modifications and maintenance is never completed.  Things break, fade, bend, scratch, rot, leak, and just throw … Continue reading

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A Retirement Tutorial

I was one of the lucky ones I guess.  I got to retire early.  I’m not sure why really.  Perhaps they just got tired of trying to find things I could do.  I never asked, nor did I care.  Once … Continue reading

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Random Reflections

I enjoy sitting on my porch and watching the world go by, probably because it is so easy. I live on a dead end street, so “the world”, so to speak, is extremely small, consisting mostly of a couple of … Continue reading

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Enough!!!!

Enough!!!  You’re driving me crazy.  All you do is think up things for me to do.  Every day it’s something else.  If it’s not the guest bedroom, it’s the family room or the bonus room, or the living room ceiling.  … Continue reading

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