Category: Retirement

Little pockets of time 

What would you do if you found yourself no longer having to work?  Or even a few days with no responsibilities?  My son lives in Houston and he had no flood damage but he teaches school and his classes were cancelled until next week. He had all this free time on his hands and was…

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Priorities

We are getting ready to embark on a trip in a couple of weeks that will take us to some of our favorite places.  We will pass through Arkansas, Tennessee and will be staying with some friends in NW North Carolina.  This path includes many of the places we have on our list to consider…

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Anticipation

It took me some patience to capture a photo of this cute little hummingbird.  I sat down in the backyard and decided I would have to be patient, hoping one of these little guys would come by for a snack.  Retirement is kind of like that for me, I am having to exercise patience as…

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Retirement conundrum…

    Until I reached 50, I called it quitting.  I would fantasize about what it would be like to no longer work full time.  I didn’t let myself go down that road very often as it was a bit of a pipe dream.  I am now 53 so I have given myself permission to…

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