Category Archives: Retirement

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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Taking Stock

So there we sat, my wife and I, looking at the young man sitting across the table, smiling at us.  “Well, you have made it” he said.  “Now it is time to decide how best to invest it.  Tell me … Continue reading

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Not Your Grandmothers Buick

The last time I renewed my drivers license, I watched a woman, perhaps a daughter, take an elderly man by the arm and help him walk to the window when their number was called.  Since I don’t think you have … Continue reading

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Life In The Fast Lane

When I retired, my life changed dramatically.  It didn’t get better or worse.  It just got different.  I had lived my whole adult life as a product of schedules, due dates, mental stress, meetings, and seminars.  I was never a … Continue reading

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Are We There Yet?

Have you ever had one of those projects that never seems to be finished?  Oh I’m not talking about repetitive things like mowing the lawn or eating all the cookies.  No, I’m talking about the “let’s do this once and … Continue reading

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Problem Solved

You know, it seems like the two biggest problems facing the United States today are the lagging economy, and immigration.  So I got to thinking, which, if history is any indicator, can be a dangerous thing.  Our government seems to … Continue reading

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