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Monthly Archives: February 2012
Coming to Terms – The Decision to Retire
I’ve been glibly throwing out the threat of retirement for a few years now. Why? Well, that’s a good question. I’m fortunate to have employment in my field, complete with a regular paycheck, benefits, a cozy office, and some interesting and engaging co-workers. … Continue reading
Posted in Family, Retirement itself, Ruminations Tagged Employment, family, lifestyle, retirement, retirement planning 3 Comments
Rolling on the River… and with the Punches
My husband is an ardent paddler – we own kayaks, a canoe, and all the associated gear. He loves lakes and rivers – and everything he learns from them. When I’m lucky (although I slow him down a bit), I go … Continue reading
Posted in Recreation, Retirement itself, Ruminations Tagged aging, family, lifestyle, recreation, retirement 1 Comment
The Retiring Sort: On the Brink of Retirement
I’ve thought a lot lately about what it will mean to retire. I even went on the Merriam-Webster website (www.m-w.com) and considered some of their definitions, like: to withdraw from action or danger to withdraw especially for privacy to move back : recede … Continue reading
Posted in Family, Financial Issues, Retirement itself, Ruminations Tagged aging, family, lifestyle, retirement, retirement planning 4 Comments
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