Category Archives: retirement

What Retirement Means To Me, Part 2

  Retirement is a new chapter.  It has allowed me to accomplish items from  my bucket list. If you don’t know what a bucket list is, let me introduce you to Lesley Carter. You can read all about her adventures.  … Continue reading

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What I Value?

  Why is it that I would fret over money wasted on buying a cheap gadget but not even flinch when wasting time idling or watching television?  After all, money can be made, over and over.  But time is irreplaceable … Continue reading

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Dead-Time Zone

  Ever experience a zero productivity time period?  When nothing gets accomplished except the time marches on?  And afterwards you feel as if you woke up from a twilight zone?  It’s what I called a dead-time zone. For me that … Continue reading

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Song Of Retirement

  Each day I live is a day closer to my death.  Sounds a bit morbid, I know, but it serves the purpose of awaking the self.  Because without death, life has no meaning.  And as a creature of habits, … Continue reading

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The “Impossible” Of Retirement

Start by doing what‘s necessary; then do what‘s possible; and suddenly you‘re doing the impossible. ~St. Francis of Assisi* Retirement helped me to move from doing what‘s necessary to what’s possible. My freedom, space, and responsibility was opened up when … Continue reading

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Pretense Of Work

  One of the benefits about retirement is I don’t have to sell or prove myself to somebody. That somebody could be my boss, customer, or alliance.  The only person that I need to satisfy is me. Which allows me … Continue reading

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On Being Useful

  Surely, no one wants to be useless.   But how to be useful, on the other hand, is not as intuitive as it sounds. What do people want or more precisely need?  And how can one deliver the solution? Matching … Continue reading

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Come On! People

  Why the US could not control the coronavirus outbreak? Certainly the government’s late response to the pandemic is part of the problem. Well, guess no more. The CNN headline offers the key answer: “Large gatherings are fueling rising Covid-19 … Continue reading

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On Being Happy

  The secret to happiness . . . [pause]. . . is an easier life.  Yes, the answer may disappoint you. But what I observed based on my 5 years in retirement that being happy really is simpler than people … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 17 Nov 2019

First week into the presidential impeachment hearings, and already it has me at the edge of my seat.  In part thanks to President Trump for getting into the act by live tweeting during the hearings.  No joke.  You can’t make … Continue reading

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