Category Archives: Early Retirement Life

Summer breeze, makes me feel fine, blowing through the flowers in my yard–with apologies to Seals and Croft

 How you will spend the summer of 2019? I read a fun article in the Wall Street Journal about how to make your summer memorable.  The Off Duty 50: What I Did On My Summer Vacation-click on link below: https://graphics.wsj.com/image-grid/off-duty-50-summer-2019/?mod=article_inlineContinue reading

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The road is long There are mountains in our way But we climb a step every day-Up Where we belong by Joe Crocker

Joel 2:28  Hebrew Bible: And afterward, I will pour out my Spirit on all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy, your old men will dream dreams, your young men will see visions. My daughter, Beth, was working out at … Continue reading

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The Luxury of Sharing Your Time

I listen and read the Podcast  “Happier” by Gretchen Ruben and her sister, Liz Craft.  Gretchen wrote a book 10 years ago, “The Happiness Project. ”  I read one recently about the Luxury of Giving.  One of our greatest luxuries … Continue reading

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Good Advice shared to our daughters and advice we have learned from others

I talked with my daughters on Mother’s Day over the phone.  I still share  how fortunate we are now. It wasn’t that long ago that distance phone calls were so expensive.  Calling cards were amazing!  Now we can talk across … Continue reading

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I’ve seen Fire and I’ve Seen Rain …

The past six months have been a time of saying good bye.  First my co-worker and fellow adventurer, Shane Berry, died on a massage table after enjoying breakfast with friends.  He hadn’t posted the rest of his photos from his … Continue reading

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Progress on My 19 for 2019

Number 7- Buy Discover Pass checked off ==but wrist stopped me going snow shoeing.  I will take a quick drive and go around a close trail to get up this season— or hope for snow in my back yard to … Continue reading

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My Complete 19 for 2019

Go to the gym 8 times a month.  This goal seemed achievable as the month started.  I had been to the gym 4 times for class and once for yoga.  I fell on 1/14 and broke my wrist. Until my … Continue reading

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