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Rewired, Not Retired

  I’ve met more and more people who are still working way into their seventies. These folks like the supplemental income, sure, but they also like the work they do. Today I played tennis with some women I know only … Continue reading

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To Retire or To Be Tired Again

There are a number of people who retire from their careers but can’t seem to stay away from the workplace. They go back to teaching as substitute teachers (I know lots of those,) or substitute doctors (I know one of those.) … Continue reading

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Our Do-It-Yourself Retirement Lifestyle

The thing is, if you have a handy man, do-it-yourselfer kind of husband, you will probably end up doing-it-yourselfering with him. Big sigh. Well, to tell the truth, it can be rewarding. We once bought a fixer-upper, renovated it, and … Continue reading

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Charity Begins at Home

Last week I visited my mother’s retirement apartment and told her that I would take her used glass jars and bottles to be recycled. She cleans them and puts them in the back of her cabinet for me.  “Oh, I have to … Continue reading

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Art Teacher Now Artist, Traveler, Etc.

The art teacher at my school retired but never slowed down for a minute. She began working on her art, sold some of it privately, showed her art at various venues, proudly invited friends and acquaintances to the openings, and traveled extensively … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago

Part of the Journey: A clue to the solution of the mystery–What shall I do in retirement? When I first retired, I was sure that I wanted a job–a part time job that would leave me free to pursue my … Continue reading

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