Category Archives: retirement

Sunday – My Favorite Day Of The Week

Friday used to be my favorite day of the week.  Knowing it’s the end of the work week and with a weekend ahead, my feeling was both relief (for the former) and anticipation (for the later).  Excitement galore. That favorite … Continue reading

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What’s Really Important, Part 2

The Runaround Dilemma: Because we don’t know what is really important to us, everything seems important.  Because everything seems important, we have to do everything. Other people, unfortunately, see us as doing everything, so they expect us to do everything. … Continue reading

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Happy Retirement – 4th Anniversary

I retired from government service in January 2015.  Thus in two weeks it will be my four year anniversary in retirement. My transition has been smooth and “successful” in that I am well adjusted and happily retired.   A common question … Continue reading

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How Was Your Day?

My son likes to ask that question when he comes home each day.  May be it’s habitual but my guess is that he is also curios about what I do in my retirement.  Am I sleeping in, having late brunch, … Continue reading

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Day 2 Week 14 – A Good Life

Rest Day.  No running. Three and a half years ago I retired from the federal service.  Ever since, my life has been on an wonderful journey.  Not that I disliked my job or the people I worked with. Only that … Continue reading

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Friday Musings

It’s Friday afternoon.  And I used to get very excited about it. Oh yeah, because Friday afternoon is the beginning of the weekend. I say “used to” because I haven’t felt the same since I retired three plus years ago. … Continue reading

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Where Is Home?

A simple question to answer until it is not.  People don’t get to choose where they were born. Naturally, many accept the given as part of their identity.  Home defaults to where they were born. Technology has enabled people to … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 17 Dec 2017

Technology is great if you master it.  Otherwise, its impact could be cumbersome.  Email, social media, and the sorts are cases in point. Similarly, politics operates at a different level in that its mastery is never-ending (because people are more … Continue reading

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Reblog: Gratitude Practice

What a nice idea.  Elysha gives concrete examples of how she uses the gratitude practice in her life to keep herself grounded and to cope with challenging situations.  It is an useful tip that everyone can use.  Don’t forget to practice. … Continue reading

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Day 5 & 6 Week 18 – Home Again

Travel days – no running. Feels good to be back home.  Where everything is familiar, comfortable.  Not that I did not enjoy my trip.  It was totally fine including the hotels I stayed at.  Very clean and comfortable.  But there … Continue reading

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