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Old 06-23-2013, 10:01 AM   #1
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What To Do When Retired?

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Old 06-23-2013, 10:02 AM   #2
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Now that there is a plan!

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Old 06-23-2013, 10:08 AM   #3
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My DW would tell me to get that done cause she will have something for me to do the next day.
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Old 06-23-2013, 05:39 PM   #4
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Old 06-23-2013, 05:45 PM   #5
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I'll tell you what, there isn't enough time to finish all of my projects since I retired. My wife keeps her "To Do" list out on the "Cloud" so I will never have an excuse that I missed something!
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Old 06-23-2013, 08:07 PM   #6
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I can remember my parents saying after they retired, that they didn't know where they found the time to go to work. The same goes for me, my goal is to golf at least 2 times a weak, right now I struggle to play 1 a week. Add to that trying to use m.h. once a month, honey do's and other types of traveling the dw likes to do and I am moving from morning to night.
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Old 06-23-2013, 08:14 PM   #7
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The Problem

If you do nothing you'll never know when it's done. I prefer to do whatever I feel like doing. And when I don't feel like doing it anymore it's done.

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Old 06-23-2013, 09:43 PM   #8
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I've retired several times. I keep having to find a new job just to get some rest. Retirement is hard !
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Old 06-23-2013, 10:01 PM   #9
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When I was young, I'd look at old people and think, WOW, I sure can't wait to be retired and have all that free time to do what ever I want.

Now that I AM retired, I discover that the body works slower and the brain works slower. Everything takes waaaaay longer to do and there just doesn't seem to be enough hours in a day anymore. So much for having all that free time that I waited so long for....
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Old 06-23-2013, 10:13 PM   #10
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Now that we are retired & officially FT'ers life is great. I craft, hubby plays his computer game, we look after my niece (she is 3) 2 or 3 times a week. We also bought a slide in camper to camp with our family this summer. Our 5er is parked now and we are just waiting for some screening to be put across the bunk area of the slide in to keep my oldest niece safe as she is special needs and requires a safe place to sleep. The wheelchair fits in the camper so we are almost set to go. I have less free time now that we are retired. But life is grand. Cheerio
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Old 06-27-2013, 11:22 PM   #11
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My time is on schedule. Tu-F don't do nothing ,Sat-Sun rest up. On Mon I finish up what I didn't do last week.
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Old 06-27-2013, 11:52 PM   #12
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My wife has a cloud for the honey-dos also but I can't tell which cloud it is when I look up so I can't get them done!
I spend my time now trying to get everything done that I couldn't get done when I worked just so I can spend all my days doing what I want to do. Seems like a vicious circle to me :-)
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Old 06-28-2013, 02:11 AM   #13
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I have only been retired for 6 months, but I feel like many others, when did I have time to work? It's true that now I do things on my own schedule and at my pace, but my wife still works and I am unsupervised. We look forward to many trips and especially exploring parts of Alaska that we haven't had opportunity to in the past few years(35).
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Old 06-28-2013, 07:06 AM   #14
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Just my opinion,

If you don't know the answer and have to ask the question---DON'T bother retiring!!!!!!!

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