Category Archives: Retirement

Journey through September

It’s Monday morning and I don’t have to go to work or anywhere else.    This is one of the best things about retirement.  No dread on Sunday.  No schedule on Monday.  There is not even Mass at my church, … Continue reading

Posted in Junk-blogging, Retirement | 6 Comments

Retirement 3.0

I retired for the third time on September 5.  The next day was the 24th anniversary of the first day I started at the hospital.  This time when I retired, I felt the way people are probably supposed to feel. … Continue reading

Posted in Retirement, The Church | 9 Comments

Monthly Update?

This tree is on the campus of the hospital where I work.  I love the tree, but unfortunately, they made this a little smoking area, as you can see by the trash can and the cigarette disposal thing.  I am … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, Fear, Friends, Gratitude, Prayer, Retirement, Travel, Work | 4 Comments

Gigi is kind of cute when she isn’t hissing or biting, huh? Just thought I would pop in and post a tiny post about working.  I last wrote in my first week of work, when it all seemed so glorious. … Continue reading

Posted in Cat, Gratitude, History, Peace, Prayer, Retirement, Work | 5 Comments

Work and Winter Snow

Just because “work” alone sounded stupid.  It is snowing though.  After an extremely warm autumn, it is almost universally welcome. I finally started back to work on Monday of this week, December 18.  It is very nice to be making … Continue reading

Posted in Retirement, Weather, Work | 7 Comments

The Post that Shouldn’t be Written

I noticed last week that my sobriety was heading into the third of a century zone.  I happened to open this app the other day and see this.  One Third of a Century.  I had no one to tell save … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Friends, History, Regrets, Retirement, Sobriety, Truth | 15 Comments

Tuesday Morning

I am writing right now because my right hand hurts too much to knit. Seriously, this is ridiculous. I am beginning to feel like Job. But Job was gracious and faithful when he said: “Naked I came from my mother’s … Continue reading

Posted in Aging, Cat, Faith, Health, Knitting, Osteoporosis, Retirement, Truth | 4 Comments