Category Archives: My Journey Into Retirement

A description of all the different choices I’ve made

Loving our Pets

I think more people like cats than don’t. When one of the “does like cats” marries one of the “doesn’t like cats,” it’s likely the couple will have a dog or no pets at all. Here’s a story of one … Continue reading

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A Non-Political, Non-Critical Letter to Trump

Sometimes a cozy writer, like me, reads posts by fellow authors that are anything but cozy. Maybe serious, maybe instructive, and sometimes satirical. Here is a post by a warm, helpful author/blogger who has been a great mentor. I like … Continue reading

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Rainy, Soggy Springtime

As is true in much of the country this spring, we’ve had tons of rain. It’s good in many respects–made up somewhat for the terrible drought we’ve had the past few years and made my deck plants happy.  But it … Continue reading

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Z–Zillion (&the end of the April A-Z Blogging Challenge)

This is a great retirement story. I should say non-retirement story. Fashion design icon, Iris Apfel, is the subject of a new documentary released on April 29. The lady is ninety-three years old.   I became aware of the documentary when … Continue reading

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T–Trolley Track Trail

Of all the former rail paths turned into hiking/biking trails in the United States, none could be more popular or prettier than the Harry Wiggins Trolley Track Trail in Kansas City.  The crushed limestone trail runs on the former alignment … Continue reading

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S–Sizzling

I didn’t get home until 7:00 this evening, then marinated some chicken. Now, thanks to my husband, the chicken is sizzling on the grill. Grills are good friends. Grilling husbands are good to have. We still won’t eat until after … Continue reading

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P–Promise

I promise my visitors and followers there will be ten more posts during this April A-Z Blogging Challenge. But I have a challenge of my own. Can anyone give me something more exciting than x-ray or xylophone for the letter … Continue reading

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