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- DNA Ethnicity Test Result Reliability – It’s All About Expectations
- Chasing Family – Online Family Trees: To Post or Not to Post?
- Chasing Family… Down a Rabbit Hole and Up a Tree
- The Pros and Cons of Fear and Anger
- Starting a New Holiday Tradition
- The Giving Season and the Thoughtful Giver
- Do I Really Have My Father’s Eyes?
- Symbols of Cities and Lands
- Land Meets Water
- The Ephemeral Nature of Days… and of Gratitude
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Category Archives: Blogging
Happy Anniversary to Me – or – I Can’t Believe I’ve Been Retired for a Year
This time last year, I was counting down to retirement in hours, and had recently started blogging. I had great aspirations, and as I look back at what they were, I’m doing well on some of my goals… not so well … Continue reading
Posted in Blogging, Retirement itself, Ruminations Tagged blogging, lifestyle, recreation 25 Comments
It’s a Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
My neighborhood today is snowed in, with the snow still falling. Gotta love March in New England… The WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge today was to do a post completely from a phone, including a photo of your neighborhood. As nice as … Continue reading
Posted in Blogging, Photo Challenges Tagged Home, phone post, photography, postaday, snow 46 Comments
Danke Sehr, Liebschen!
‘Tis the season to be jolly! I’m feeling the love. Cee at Cee’s Photography has shared the Liebster Blog Award with me – Thank you, Cee! Of course, this means I get to share the award with eleven other … Continue reading
Posted in Blogging Tagged Blog, Blog award, Gratitude, Liebster Blog Award 21 Comments
Many Thanks for the Fun Stuff
In this Thanksgiving Season, I have many important things, and a few fun ones, to be thankful for. Among the fun items are some blogging awards, and I’d like to share that bounty with my own nominees of varied and … Continue reading
100 Posts and Counting
This is a big milestone for me. This is my 100th post on The Retiring Sort. In the ten months since I started this blog I’ve learned a lot about blogging. I really knew almost nothing before that. Before I … Continue reading
Posted in Blogging, Ruminations, Writing Challenges Tagged Blogosphere, change, DPchallenge, Focus, lifestyle, retirement, retirement planning 63 Comments
A Circle of Friends – The Līgo Circle of Appreciation
“The yearly Līgo celebration happens every summer solstice in Latvia. At this time we adorn our heads with Līgos of flowers, oak leaves, grasses and plants. We join circles around bonfires and celebrate life, and our appreciation of each other.”* … Continue reading
Posted in Blogging Tagged Blogging Appreciation, Great Blogs, Līgo Circle of Appreciation 14 Comments
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