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Happy New Year everyone and Happy Birthday to Picture Retirement. The blog that we not-so-seriously began in 2017 to chronicle our retirement is officially a toddler. Malcolm and I, on the other hand, are entering our fifteenth year of retirement – not exactly toddlers. Happy for us, we still manage to find stuff to talk about (with each other) and sometimes we like to share a bit of what interest us along with snippets of our daily lives with you, so thanks for hanging around.
We appreciate our Followers and although we are all unique and different in so many ways, we find commonality and inspiration among you. Thank you for your support and encouragement. You are a lovely bunch of coconuts!
There will be a few subtle changes to the blog this year that we think you may like.
With her very first post going live at the end of January, our daughter will debut as our guest travel writer. We hope to highlight her adventures on a quarterly basis, if not more often, depending on her busy schedule. Also, Malcolm (the silent one) has been considering writing a few pieces that will lend some insight into our behind the scenes travel preparations. He has a bevy of cost saving tips and useful websites that I think our readers will find helpful.
Other than that, we will remain on our typically hap-hazard schedule, as we write about travel, hobbies, and the every day lives of two happy and contented retirees.
Cheers and Best Wishes for a Glorious 2020!!
Sits down with The Two Doctors and .....
Enjoying life and the empty nest while easing into retirement,
A Life Less Ordinary
More Daddy Fool Than Daddy Cool
Travel snapshots from Toonsarah
Tales, Thoughts + Tribulations of a Free Spirit in Suburbia
“A good snapshot keeps a moment from running away.” ― Eudora Welty
Our Next Chapter
I'm nothing if not resilient
Having fun, while encouraging, and promoting bloggers
Keeping Life Simple, Authentic And Holistic
The Joy of Slow Travel
Adventures and Postcards from the road
Come along on an adventure with us!
Mainly through the lens of a Nikon
The Beach Girl Chronicles
envisioning & implementing life's next stage
Read this, not that!
Lifestyle, Photography and Traditional Art
Giving and Receiving Blessings
by Susanne Fletcher
...but change is certain.
Midlife traveller and scribbler (without the crisis)
capturing memories one moment at a time
Navigating retirement as an introvert
Random Ramblings and Reviews from Trent P. McDonald
People, Places, Nature, LIFE!
A Canadian Perspective on Living in the Windy City!
Little treasures discovered while exploring the back roads of life
Running and life: thoughts from a runner who has been around the block
Author, Baker, Sunrise Chaser
Creative Exploration in Words and Pictures
Encouraging women in their fifties to live in a meaningful way
Suzanne's Life and Travel Musings from New Zealand and Beyond
A man with dyslexia writing about this and that and everything else!
Serenity is an Inside Job
A Midlife Journey
Food and More
Valuing quiet and solitude in academe.
"This blog is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get." - F.G.
Taking steps to live a healthy and enriched life
Writing Stories of Love, Faith and Happy Endings While Enjoying the Journey
Grateful for the present moment
Building a community of Women Living Well and embracing life after 50
"So we do not lose heart. Though our outer self is wasting away, our inner self is being renewed day by day." 2 Corinthians 4:16
Travel - home and away and Chronic Illness's
Living in Retirement