Tag Archives: retirement

NOTHING MUCH, WHAT ABOUT YOU?

As the infamous Mark Twain line goes…reports of my death are greatly exaggerated. In fact, considering my last posting on this blog was February 8th, I have to admit I am a bit disappointed that no one took a moment … Continue reading

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INTO THE GREAT UNKNOWN, KNOWINGLY

This is turning out to be a year of big changes with unknown destinations.  I had no idea back in January that I’d be sitting here in October wondering where I will be living by the end of the year.  … Continue reading

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I GOT A NEW OLD PHONE!

I got a new phone.  It is not quite the experience of getting a new car, although for younger folks I suppose it is based on the amount of time and money they spend on their phones.  My purchase, however, was a … Continue reading

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MOM & DAD …GOTTA LOVE ‘EM…GOTTA MISS ‘EM!

***  A note to  my fellow indie-authors/publishers follows this post  *** As a parent your main mission is to raise your children so that they become caring and contributing people in society and the bonus you hope for is that … Continue reading

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A LECTURE

My wife is always accusing me of lecturing when I am trying to make a point.  She also tells me not to point with my finger as I make the point. Well, tonight as I point to the bottom line of … Continue reading

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Testing, Testing, Can You Hear Me?

One of the big benefits of retirement is T I M E. I have lots of time. I probably waste more of it than I should, but the opportunity to simply do nothing can be tempting. I remember when I … Continue reading

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KNOWING WHEN – PART II

  Saying goodbye is not always easy, especially when your stay has brought you fame and fortune, as it has for many a professional ball player.  Here is Part II of guest correspondent Ron Carmean’s look at “when to say … Continue reading

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KNOWING WHEN

We welcome back to marc’s blog our favorite–and only–guest corresponsent, Ron Carmean.  Ron was a regular contributer to this blog a few years back and I have finally coerced him out of retirement to rejoin this marathon of mirth.  I’m … Continue reading

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GETTING COMPULSIVE ABOUT MY COMPULSION

I spent not nearly enough time today in my thinking chair on the back patio thinking what it would be like to give up my compulsive behavior.  I hasten to state that I am not OCD.  I just have always … Continue reading

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DAMN, IT’S THE BIRTHDAY THING AGAIN!

I have a birthday coming up next week and I cannot seem to convince anyone that I truly just as well let it slip by. “Nothing, really nothing,” is the answer I repeatedly give my wife when she asks what … Continue reading

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