Tag Archives: Retirement

Living The Dream

Reality can destroy the dream, why shouldn’t the dream destroy reality? G. E. Moore British philosopher 1673-1958 Through the years as I neared retirement, I often heard it referred to as ‘living the dream’.  Time to finally do all those … Continue reading

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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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Living The Dream

Reality can destroy the dream, why shouldn’t the dream destroy reality? G. E. Moore British philosopher 1673-1958 Through the years as I neared retirement, I often heard it referred to as ‘living the dream’.  Time to finally do all those … 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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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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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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Retirement Is Not For Wimps

Retirement, it turns out , is not for the faint of heart.  It’s hard work.  Those of you that are dreaming of the day, beware.  It does not mean long days sitting on the beach contemplating your belly button while … Continue reading

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