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Beauty, mornings and Spain

February 23rd, 2015 · No Comments · Lesson Learned, Musings

Lesson learned: Remember to remind yourself to appreciate what you do have… One day on our recent trip to Portugal and Northern Spain with Odysseys Unlimited, we woke to a magnificent morning in the Spanish Prynees!  Literally – to overuse the word that does seem overused these days.  We’d arrived in night before to the […]

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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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17 and love

May 15th, 2014 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, College students, Education, family, Musings, Teaching & Learning, Work

A grandmother and her seven year old granddaughter were walking down the hall of the East Building. Having just attended the grandmother’s retirement party; two whole hours of being social (not so easy when you are seven – even when chocolate is involved)…the grandmother said, “Thank you for coming to my party.  I know that […]

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