Category Archives: Retirement

Following in Mom’s Footsteps

After mom and dad retired, they did a lot of traveling, visiting and other activities.  They went south for the winter and north for the summer.  One thing they almost always did was to stop in Atlantic City while driving … Continue reading

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Dad’s Retirement Memories Preserved Digitally and in Another Memory Book

I recently was looking through the pictures and letters in my father’s retirement notebook.  Originally he had made a scrapbook using one of those books with the so-called “Magnetic Pages”.  Of course, these pages have a sticky surface that eventually … Continue reading

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Retirement Plans and Reality Revisions

For ten years or more before I retired, I was mentally making plans for the days when I finally would have time for myself and my family.  I spent a lot of time on my job, on commuting to and … Continue reading

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