Category: Retirement

Unplugging to Stay Connected

One of the greatest inventions in my world when I was a teenager was the LONG cord on the kitchen phone. It offered me almost three feet of privacy. I was still in the kitchen and my family was still around while I talked but I could turn my back to them and imagine I was having a private conversation.

Looking for THE BIG WHAT!

Whether I write this blog or not, life goes on either way. The sun still rises and it’s glorious. Sometimes I capture the scene on my camera but I would rather just sit in awe and soak it in. Maybe I’ll blog about the colors, the smells and try to describe the fresh air but I’d rather take that hike up the hillside with friends. With you.  What are your wants? 

Making Friends Outside My Circle

There are no new ideas. Not really.So when a statement stands out from the rest, it makes me sit taller and pay attention. Bonnie Truax writes, as a way to reinvent yourself she suggests I make friends with people outside my circle. YES! That clicks for me!

Money and Me

Currently I listen to podcasts that tell me stories, take me on adventures and recently — help me reevaluate my financial health. Clark Howard’s podcast led me to Choose FI, which led me to a score of others. Listening to real life stories from a wide range of people and the steps they made to

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