We are emerging…easing into retirement.
What does that even mean?
I was a little worried. I remember the days of my mom chasing my dad around the house with the vacuum, and his escape to the golf course. I remember him wanting to know the meal plan before he left the house, and stops at Harvey’s Bakery, so there would be dessert.
I chuckled at my husband making THE list of what WE would do when he retires. And how my eyes flew out of my head. I’m not used to having someone underfoot all the time, and spontaneity is often my POD.
He will learn. So will I. There is a lot of balance in a purpose driven life, and one of just being. Taking time to take the time is something we are both good at.
That someday is here. You DO know what I am talking about. Someday we will travel the world, someday I will write a book, someday I will be the part of something bigger.
So far so good.
Retirement is the beginning of the open highway. – unknown
It’s a great art to saunter – Henry David Thoreau
The trouble with retirement is you never get a day off – Abe Lemons
Live for the moments you can’t put into words. (Grandchildren)
I haven’t a clue how my story will end, but that’s all right. When you set out on a journey and night covers the road, that’s when you discover the stars. – Nancy Willard
Wind Kisses, Donna
Inspired by: A walk into retirement, and Sunday Stills/Emerging