Tag Archives: retirement

Knuckle-Down Time

Yes, that’s a fistful of dollars – but please note that they are all singles! The plumber has returned and resolved the issue of the leaky new kitchen sink.  The fence installation begins next week (yay!).  The expensive major household … Continue reading

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Little White Lies

I try to be honest in everything I do.  Really, I do.  But sometimes, for whatever reason, honesty just doesn’t happen. Sometime I lie to myself. I refuse to drink the tap water at the new house because I’m concerned about … Continue reading

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Why Retirement Didn’t Work For Me

Enough was enough. I had worked full-time for 47 years, except for the one year I took off when my first child was small.  At age 65, I could not yet collect Social Security, but I did have money from … Continue reading

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Ain’t Doin’ Nuthin’

It was the best, most relaxing Thanksgiving ever! Just Hubby, Puppy Cody and me, sharing a dinner of pork chops, mashed potatoes, stuffing, gravy and squash.  And I didn’t even have to cook because Hubby took that upon himself, along … Continue reading

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