Random 5 for April 1 – Easter, venue change, brunch menu, days of old, jobs

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Could it be Easter (or Passover) already? – We’ve had such a dang cold March that it’s hard to believe something as springy as Easter is here. Where is my bonnet? How did it get here? – We’ve always celebrated … Continue reading

The clock is ticking

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Time is an illusion.” — Albert Einstein “The older you get, the faster time flies.” — My Mom She also said “You’ll be sorry!” when I was wishing for a distant event to happen. (Like Christmas when I was six!) … Continue reading

Holy crap Batman, it’s been five years

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I worried about my synapses snapping after I retired. Would I become one of those slow speaking, irritatingly nice old people. The ones that talk to all salespeople and cashiers when you are waiting for your turn. Ack! (That’s mostly for the … Continue reading

Learning on the journey

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It was a tsunami. It was building under the surface but I couldn’t see it coming. It will be five years since I retired. I love the calm and peaceful way of life. No rushing to go anywhere. Do what … Continue reading

Random 5 for February 21 – trains, retirement, Human Resources, reflections, clothes

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Funny about that – I had blogged about a near train mishap I saw recently. The next day there was news feature that the government recommended reviewing all railroad crossings for timing issues. The warning lights and gates are activated … Continue reading

Wanted: Peaceful day without catastrophes

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Who said retired people live quiet, sedentary lives? They would be wrong…so wrong! When I was in my 40s, my former in-laws, who were in their 70s, were an amazing couple. They traveled, owned and lived at a beach house … Continue reading