My husband and I found each other in our 50’s, and appreciate what a gift it is to be together. Between the two of us, we have a string of what society refers to as failed marriages and relationships. We see them as experiences that brought us where we are today, which is with eachContinue reading “We are so cute!”
My observations of my first holiday in retirement. I like love it! I learned something about my thinking process. When I didn’t prepare a dish I wanted to have for the Thanksgiving feast, I found myself thinking it was because I didn’t have time. I realized that was a default thought, and of course, IContinue reading “My first holiday in retirement”
A colleague wondered aloud at an event we coordinate together, how they would carry on without me when I retire. I was baffled. I see these colleagues as very competent, and I have no worries. Yesterday I worked with another colleague to create wording, policy really, for a service offered through a council on whichContinue reading “Carry on!”
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!”
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.