First Painting

I was WRONG about Retirement!

I have been retired for over 45 days and I will admit that I was wrong about retirement. When I worked, I imagined taking a nice long nap every afternoon, but, so far, naps have not become part of my routine. Of course, the option to snooze is always there, which makes a world of…

Into the Wild

Review: INTO THE WILD by Jon Krakauer

INTO THE WILD by Jon Krakauer is a nonfiction book that reads like a mystery novel. It is a story about Christopher Johnson McCandless, a young man who hitchhiked to Alaska in 1992 to face nature by himself. No one in his family knew where he had gone because he took steps to hide his…

glass-of-water

What Can’t You Live Without?

Retirement Part VII What Can’t You Live Without?   I am a creature of habit. Yes, one of those people who thrive on monotony. Therefore, it shouldn’t surprise anyone that during my first week of retirement, I started to develop a “schedule.” I can already hear your question! Isn’t retirement supposed to be life without…