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Across Spain and Portugal Trip!

October 14th, 2014 · No Comments · eating, Food, Learning Spanish, My Goals, retirement, Site Seeing, Spain & Portugal 2014, travel

Although I’ve had a whole week on the road tomorrow, I haven’t taken or had much time to put up a post!  We’ve done so much in just a few days! Today, we arrived after driving on the bus (coach) all morning going from Santiago de Compostela to Leon, Spain!  Beautiful countryside, pleasant driving conditions, […]

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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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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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10 and a smile

May 22nd, 2014 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, College students, Musings, My Goals, retirement, time

Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be. – Grandma Moses Today was filled with last grading chores, a little office cleaning, a terrific lunch with two terrific students, and a very frustrating few moments in “what else haven’t they told me I need to do – paperwork wise?.” I smile.  […]

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11 and planning

May 21st, 2014 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, family, Musings, My Goals, retirement, Work

I’m pretty sure I haven’t mentioned all the planning that goes into retirement while I’ve been counting down on this blog.  The paperwork involved in retiring from an institution would choke a horse (which I promise not to do) – and that’s after you do a lot of footwork trying to figure out what paperwork […]

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