Category Archives: retirement

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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Day 4 Week 16 – On Aging

  6 mile recovery run, cool, 65 degree Fahrenheit. The security of knowledge and possession of skills and material necessities are common goals for many of us.  Their ownership builds confidence for individuals and by extension the society as a … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 13 – Un-Rushed Days

5 mile easy Don’t ask me when was the last time I used my alarm clock.  Probably only a handful of times since my retirement close to three years ago. My days start when I am awake.  Maybe 4 AM … Continue reading

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Day 4 Week 5 – What Am I Good At?

1 mile warm up, 6 mile steady ( 8:40), 1 mile cool down, overcast, 73 degree I believe I am good at many things, but  . . . I can’t  to tell you any.  The act of such telling has always … Continue reading

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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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