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Entries from May 31st, 2014

1 – and done

May 31st, 2014 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, College students, Musings, My Goals, retirement, Work

It may have begun to sink in — this retirement thing — I realized this afternoon that I no longer work for a living! Commencement was delightful.  The weather was especially beautiful today – always a good thing when you have wool regalia to wear for three hours.  It’s always rewarding to watch students I’ve […]

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2 and tomorrow

May 30th, 2014 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, College students, family, Musings, retirement, Teaching & Learning, time, Work

It’s tomorrow.  Commencement, and the date when I am officially retired! Funny thing is that I still have tasks to accomplish.  Please don’t ask about the paperwork that I think is completed — thank you especially to the hubby who got me through most of it.  I have an Incomplete grade which means there’s a […]

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3 and celebrations

May 29th, 2014 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, College students, family, Musings, My Goals, retirement, time, Volunteer, Work

I have learned that retiring is an event surrounded by celebrations!  I have been the recipient of at least three events of others celebrating my retirement, and my life’s work in the last few weeks.  Yesterday, I was one recipient at an event at the college celebrating all of us who are retiring.  I have […]

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6, 5, 4 and paper

May 28th, 2014 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, Books, Musings, retirement, Teaching & Learning, Work

I spent yesterday sorting and packing my office.  I have to admit I had a pretty decent file system going – there were days when I felt I couldn’t find anything, but as I pulled files and placed in recycle, shread, keep or give away piles, I have to admit to being impressed with myself.  […]

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8 and 7 and doors

May 25th, 2014 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, Education, Musings, photo of the week, retirement

Here’s the door to my college office.  In a couple of days all of my treasures will come down, the room will be boxed up and emptied, and someone else will make it their work place.  It’s been a good office.  I won’t miss it.  

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