It's been a year since I said good-bye to employment and started off on my retirement journey. The time went fast and it was a very eventful year! The COVID-19 pandemic impacted our life a great deal even as the world grapples to get past it. When I retired, I thought we were … [Read more...] about Retirement: A Year Later
In late June we returned home from a 34 day car trip from California to Florida and back which my husband dubbed the Friends and Family Tour. Instead of leaving and returning the same route, we varied it and took interstate 70 out and interstate 40/10 back. There were a lot of … [Read more...] about 34 Day Epic Friends and Family Tour
Guess who pulled the trigger and retired. Yes I did it! I've been planning retirement for over a decade but wasn't sure of the timing until last summer. It became clear to me I was ready to hang it up and privately set my 27th work anniversary as the date. Pandemic … [Read more...] about Guess Who’s Retired!
For the past several years my husband and I have talked about what our future will look like after retirement. One of those topics has to do with location. Where are we going to retire? Factors in Decision It's not that easy a question for us like it might be for some. We … [Read more...] about Retirement Planning: Where to Live
A little over a decade ago I realized that retirement wasn't as far off as it once seemed. I needed to get myself in better financial shape. I signed up for the Dave Ramsey course, Financial Peace University, at my church. It changed my outlook and life (even though I'm not … [Read more...] about Retirement Planning: My Beginning