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Old 11-28-2011, 08:51 PM   #29
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I "officially" retired Feb 1 1998, now if my wife could just retire and keep her medical!
I turn 65 in January, she turns 64 in December, BUT we still have a 12 year old grandson to finish raising!! So, we still can't retire yet.
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Old 11-29-2011, 09:05 AM   #30
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Today is my anniversary. I went to work for the last time a year ago today. Retirement is great. I'm doing exactly what I wanted to do for the last 40 years. It's an odd thing doing maintenance based on mileage instead of time.
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Old 11-29-2011, 09:25 AM   #31
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I retired 1/6/2011 and we left on a trip from Florida to Alaska and will return to Florida in January 2012. Sold the house and all my stuff and feel so free) Retirement is great and going on this long trip has really been good. When people retire they stay in the same house etc.. but the only thing different is they don't go to work. Change is great! Shake it up a little bit!! We call it a new chapter in our life! Get out there and have some fun!!
The major thing you must do is stay Healthy!!
Good luck in whatever you do
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Old 11-29-2011, 06:23 PM   #32
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I retired about six years ago. The first year was kinda hard. I had to untrain myself to the fact that there were no deadlines to meet, and that very few things had to get finished "today". It also took about that long to convince others that I did not want another job and that I did not care to ever have to work for a salary again. Since then its been pretty smooth sailing. Rving has become a passion for us. While we have our health and can, we are going to spend the childrens inheritance.
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Old 11-30-2011, 12:47 AM   #33
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You wont miss fellow workers once you attend a reunion of them, and discover you cannot recall some names without them telling you what the name is. That's for those of you who worked with 100 or more employees of the past. Am I getting old or just enjoying this retirement thing? It's still fun. I never want to work again..I can rest Mon-Fri- and take weekends off.
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Old 11-30-2011, 04:06 PM   #34
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Congrats.......your gunna love it !!!!

I retired 6 months ago.....and love the feeling that now EVERYDAY is like Saturday. I've worked since I was 17 and now at the age of 59.....I thought it was long overdue. My wife will be retiring in 4 months.....she's been working for almost 35 years.....and she cant wait.
We have been working on making ourselves " liquid ".....for the past 2 years......and we are now ready to fulltime . Its time to turn the page !!!
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Old 12-06-2011, 10:53 PM   #35
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Just a line or two to update everyone. Two of my three pensions made their first deposits today and the third is waiting on the final contribution from my old employer before finalizing and beginning their monthly deposits. What a feeling! Now to find that perfect retirement home and move.
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Old 12-06-2011, 11:35 PM   #36
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June 1st 2016...and counting the days....or should I say weeks...hours...minutes...and seconds....yes once or twice a year I'll figure what I have left...

As of Jan 1st 2012:

933 days
7464 hours
447,840 minutes
26,870,400 seconds

of actually time on the shop floor....
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The die is cast. My last day on the company payroll was 11-11-11. I finally made it to the point where the money is a push. I'll net the same retired as I did working for a living. November 11 will not only be remembered by me as Veterans Day but also as the beginning of a new life for my wife and I.
Welcome to your new life ! It may take a while to adjust from being a working stiff, but one day you will realize your not on vacation this is your new life and it is great.

I've been retired six years and love it ! I'm in Mexico for the winter and it is wonderful to walk on the beach every day with my dog and feel the sunshine and know I don't have to go back home to work anymore
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