In trying to summarize the news that has resonated with me lately, I put as No. 1 learning that the UK has a new minister of loneliness. How many times do we hear that we need to develop skills for the unknown jobs of this century? It never occurred to me that a job of … Continue reading Are We Alive? Technology May or May not have the answer.
Do you have a millennial at home or at work? I do. We find article after article describing the differences between millennials and baby boomers. However, listening to the millennial I have at home I wonder: are we really that different?
I’m writing this post on Halloween day. Today fear is welcomed. Enjoy it while it lasts! “The enemy is fear. We think it is hate; but, it is fear.” — Gandhi In my readings on retirement a common pattern arises. People near to stepping outside of the work box fear it. I speak about retirement … Continue reading Fear No More
I met Jeanette at a social event this summer. Our conversation moved quickly from our professional lives to “I will retire in Mexico," she said. I think she noticed my bewilderment after she mentioned her retirement plan. Based on OECD analysis of quality of life cities like Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, and Vancouver are among the … Continue reading Conversation with Jeanette. Future Expat.
“These days Dr. Goodall, who turned 81 earlier this month, has effectively exchanged the day-to-day rigour of field biology for a gruelling travel schedule that keeps her on the road about 300 days a year. Her aim is global conservation, or ‘making the world a better place for all living things’ – the stated mission … Continue reading … to the 21st Century Retirees
It doesn’t bug me jokes about gender tendencies. "There’s no 'I' in denial." Peter Serafinowicz Ok, it does bug me a little. Who can say who talks more, suggests more, or anything else in a relationship? The couple does, which reminds me that I have something to suggest to my SO (significant other). Have you ever applied … Continue reading Vent. Listen. Repeat.
For lack of a better name my retirement vision so far could be GREAT EXPECTATIONS! “Take nothing on its looks; take everything on evidence. There's no better rule.” ― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations When I look through the eyes of retirement I see this giant jigsaw puzzle with each piece representing my expectations. The risk … Continue reading Let’s Flex our Creativity Muscle
When I was little I wanted to be a POET! Aim back to the North, aim back to the burning West. Home is there waiting. Tyler Knott Gregson Then life came an took that dream somewhere else .... to Tyler's path and other's too but not mine. Now I'm 54 and determined to make my … Continue reading An Engaging Vision of my Life After Retirement