Category Archives: retirement

My Directions In Life

Direction in life? Sounds like a big question to answer?  Not for me. Two years ago, I decided to retire and embark on a journey to discover what my new chapter in life would be.  It was a conscious act. … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 14 May 2017

Happy Mother’s Day! President Trump has convinced me this week that he is not the right person for the job. And I say that based on his behaviors since gotten into the White House.  His blatant disregards for the laws, for … Continue reading

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What Retirement Means (To Me)

F R E E D O M, insofar as: doing what heart desires, finding what feels good, and enjoying what life offers. What does retirement mean to you?

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Week In Review – 12 Mar 2017

From time to time, I reflect.  It happens less frequently than I like.  So whenever opportunity strikes, I seize it. Traveling in Greece this week gave me such opportunity. I was moved by the grandeur of its historical culture.  It … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 5 Mar 2017

This post is out of sequence due to my overseas trip to Greece.  Between the flights and time differences, I missed the last week’s regular review (hence this catch up post).  But it’s better late than never – before my … Continue reading

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A Cold Duck Day

  The rain started early.   It was a light mist when I went for a jog early this morning. Barely got my hair wet.  Around mid-day, the mist had become drizzle and then rain later.  And the rain has … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 14 – Weekend Reminisced

9/30/2016 – rest day For many, weekend is a break between work weeks, a respite from insanity, or a chance to be different, even if it was to do nothing or go nowhere.  I said for many, but not for me, … Continue reading

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Day 5 Week 8 – Eu-stress

8/18/2016 – rest day Work is stressful.  That’s why it is a four letter word. When first entering the workforce, I wrote on my resume that I am “looking for positions with increasing challenges.”  Which meant  greater responsibilities, span of … Continue reading

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Retirement Happenings

  People are naturally curious when I informed them that I am retired.  They usually want to know what I do everyday in my retirement.   Without going into the specifics, I will briefly describe examples of how I spend … Continue reading

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On Becoming Gentler

It has been thirteen months since I retired.  The question of whether I am getting soft as I grow older is debatable.  But one thing is for sure, my retirement has taught me to be gentle.  Both with myself and … Continue reading

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