Fear No More

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

Conversation with Jeanette. Future Expat.

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.

Let’s Flex our Creativity Muscle

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