Do Something That Scares You

Do Something That Scares You

Do one thing everyday that scares you. Those small things that make us uncomfortable help us build courage to do the work we do.  This is a quote from Eleanor Roosevelt. When was the last time you did something just out of the blue, or something that scares you,...

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Learn Something New

“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.”  Henry Ford When was the last time you learned something new? “They” say you should try to learn something new every day—it keeps your mind active. I’ve...

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Christmas in London – Definitely the Best

I have had this burning desire to be spend Christmas in London for about 30 or so years.  We spent five glorious days and it was all I imagined and more, definitely the best time ever. I found a great little flat through VRBO, conveniently across the street from...

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Three Amazing Destinations for Christmas

Yes, I know Christmas is over but I just want to tell you about my dream vacation, three amazing destinations for Christmas. And in my case it was the best thing to do after my last day of my working life.  If you are a lover of all things Christmas this will be the...

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First Day of Retirement

2018 is going to be a big year of change for me. What does one do on their first day of retirement?  I was terribly worried about my first day when my husband, friends and family all went back to work but in the end there was no need. I have a usual morning routine...

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Retirement is Coming!!! Am I Ready??

In my last post in September, I told you that I would keep you posted on my pending retirement. So here it is. This waiting for retirement t is proving to not be as easy as I thought. When it was 18 months away, I loved the idea. The worrying about the financial...

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Retirement is Coming!

The day I retire from my every day nine-to-five work day is getting near. I’ve been ready and thinking about it for a long long time—too long in fact (but that’s another story). If you are a Game of Thrones fan you know the omninous phrase “Winter is...

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