Category Archives: Retirement stories

Stories about choices people have made

My Funny Friend Flies

Rather than Tweeting or Facebooking or writing a blog, this friend blasts e-mails about her life experiences. Here is her latest “post” about a pre-holiday trip she recently made to visit family in Indiana. Her subject heading was “You had … Continue reading

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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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Retirement Can Change Your Life – Or Someone Else’s Life

I found this great retirement story on an author friend’s blog. James Callan is the author of the Father Frank Mysteries. Go to his site to learn more about them. Posted on January 15, 2016 by James Callan Retirement. That … Continue reading

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Spend a Day Blogging for Fun

I’ve been writing a book this summer and promoting the two I’ve already written, Catastrophic Connections and Furtive Investigation. What kind of time did I have to update my blogs? Not much. However, I spent most of today updating my … 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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V—Variety

Thomas Bates didn’t like variety. He worked at the same job for forty-five years, and whenever a new worker tried to call him Tom, Thomas set the fellow straight. “Name’s Thomas. Always has been, always will be.” After Thomas’s reluctant … Continue reading

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U–Undeleted

Obsessing? Who me? Let’s call it focus. For the past couple of weeks an application for a veterans’ widows’ benefit has taken over my life. You’re right. I’ve already written about his. Some folks were kind enough to comment on that … Continue reading

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