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September Twenty-fifth; Priorities

Mom pointed it out… In the conversation with mom this morning she asked me at least twice what I had plans for doing today. At that moment, my plans were to do housework interspersed with attempting to catch up on … Continue reading

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After Midnight

I’m sitting here, as I have done many nights. Procrastinating in going to bed. And I’m not sure why. I don’t have a set schedule. I don’t have a job that I have to get up and get ready for. … Continue reading

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March Twenty-seventh; If I Had Only Known the Change That Was Coming

 Today is an anniversary of sorts. This time last year, I was working my last day as an employee for a company I had given over thirty- four years of my life. I was four months shy of a thirty … Continue reading

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January Twenty-eighth; Footnotes of Determination

  They say that every storm has a silver lining. That out of everything bad, comes something good. A lot, depends on our attitude and mindset. I’m finding that to be true, even with the storm of the year, that … Continue reading

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January Twenty-fifth; A New Peace

 I am sitting here, waiting on the morning call from my mother, enjoying my coffee and listening to the rain falling outside.  I’ve also been visiting the many blogs that I follow. Every one with something to  share. Every one, … Continue reading

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January Fifteenth, A New Career

I took the easy way out- kinda. When I lost my job, I chose to take early retirement so that I could be here for my parents. I could run the errands, be the chauffeur, be the confidant, the gardener, … Continue reading

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Day Eleven; Footnotes of Making it Final

Well I did it. I finally broke the last remaining threat that had tied me to where I used to work. I have cut away the anchor and have set myself adrift. For more years that I can remember, I … Continue reading

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Day 329; Footnotes of Taking Early Retirement

How can something that feels so right, still feel so very wrong?  A little over a week ago I set things in motion to go ahead and take early retirement. I had fluctuated back and forth for a while but … Continue reading

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November ninth; For What Place am I Thankful

I sit here looking at this topic of the day, and even the list for the days ahead and think, maybe I should be able to pick one book, one color, one place, but when so many have left an … Continue reading

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October Twenty- in a year of don’t be surprised

My mother often offered the safe advice of “Never ask what’s next, because then you are asking for trouble.” With the way this year has been going, I try not to even think that because it would encourage what has … Continue reading

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