Little Milestones – August Recap

We just passed the one month mark of our transition to being home free. The first three weeks were filled with 'fix it' projects and acclimating to our new living arrangement with my MIL. Both of us have had a moment of 'I miss this or that', about the old house, but mostly we are …

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Our Evolving Retirement

We were about five years into retirement when I started writing for a now defunct, on-line publication. My job was to write articles to inspire other retirees to visit the forum. Adjusting to retirement was still new. I had a lot to say and a lot to learn. The words I wrote then can still …

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For the Love of Easter

We have been a bit overwhelmed with the work of selling our tiny condo and helping our daughter relocate back to Miami to a larger place after living with us this past year, so we didn't have our usual Easter celebration. Typically, Malcolm's mom would dye eggs with red onion skins (they look just like …

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Is Your Life the right size?

You may have recently read a series of posts from Janis at Retirementally Challenged who shared an original short story about an older woman who lived alone after the death of her husband. Her life was orderly, but very small. As the story unfolds, so does Eleanor. Feeling invisible behind a Covid mask Eleanor's new-found …

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