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Lots of retirement feedback, advice and ideas from Wendy, Retirement Enthusiast/Coach, AND retirees worldwide who have "been there and done that" already!

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Retirement Online Blog

Apr 01, 2020

Retired and still very active

I retired 5 years ago after being a secretary for 30 years. I rented my apartment and now spend time at each of my three adult children's homes during

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Apr 01, 2020

Life is an Experiment

I am sure that most of you reading this post are like me, wondering and worrying about what tomorrow might bring. While that seems to be the logical thing

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Mar 28, 2020

Retirement Hobbies: A Fishing Memory

MY LAST FISHING TRIP Ray and I had been married for about three years. Every Friday evening when he closed his clinic in North Dallas he would say, I

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Mar 28, 2020

It Takes A Village

This site is the village it takes to raise hope and promote encouragement to all those who need it. I recently was hospitalized. I was in a 'ward' with

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Mar 28, 2020

MOVIE: The Longest Ride 2015

Amazon Book here! I just watched The Longest Ride movie on tv... and it was a great love story! Alan Alda -- Did you love him in MASH TV series years

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Mar 25, 2020

Retirement History

The country of Germany introduced retirement benefits in 1889. Prior to that most people passed away between 26 and 40 years old. So it isn't a surprise

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Mar 21, 2020


My Haiku Your time has expired No longer a caterpillar Now a butterfly.

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Mar 21, 2020

Memories: A Little Koo Koo

Learning to laugh at yourself is a valuable lesson. It will serve you well through any age. My grandmother's older sister had given her a Cuckoo clock

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Mar 20, 2020

Thoughts of a Buddy/True Friend

When I think of the word buddy, I think back to my working years. As long as I can remember, I have been what one might call a loner. Never one to make

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Mar 20, 2020

What I Learned So Far in Retirement

Proof's In the Pudding I have a lot of notebooks. Boxes of them. Most people call them “journals”, but for most of my life I’ve scratched out with pen

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Mar 20, 2020

A Quiet Evening At Home

After visiting with friends that lived across the street I decided to go home for a quiet evening alone. My drive way was covered with acorns that had

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Mar 12, 2020

Lifestyle of the retired: Time to Learn Something New

Someone asked me the other day what I liked the most about retirement. I answered that now I have time to learn anything I want to learn. I can even

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Mar 12, 2020

Retirement Reflections

It turns out retirement is another chapter of life that has to be experienced to accept just as learning a trade, skill, or college and getting a job to

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Mar 11, 2020

Retirement Job Description

Many of us had job descriptions that outlined our duties and obligations. Benefits were also included. Treat retirement the same. List what your duties

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Mar 11, 2020

Help! He’s miserable & making me miserable!

My husband- always has been an easy-going guy. Married me & took on 3 kids, raised them & now an awesome grandpa to 5. He’s been a long-distance truck

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