It happened on October 14th. I knew it at the time, and was relieved. I wasn’t sure it would last, but it has for two weeks. What happened is I gave up my struggle, my angst about not being able to retire with my job all tidy. What replaced that struggle was a peace withContinue reading “October 14, 2016”
I coordinated an event at work, and the event happened a couple of nights ago. I do not enjoy the preparation for it, and worry that it won’t work out as hoped. I was looking forward to it being over, as it is the last time, in fifteen years, of doing this event. The reliefContinue reading “Those starfish!”
Today I had a jarring experience. I came home feeling sad about retiring. This is not how I have been feeling typically. I usually come home and look at my countdown app, assuring myself this working gig is indeed going to end! There are two Transition Coordinators in the school district and I have oneContinue reading “230 Days”
I am in a unique time of my life. I know I will be retiring May, 2017. I want to capture my process of anticipating retirement, and then moving into retirement.