Remembering My Mom

September 12 – My Mom passed on 10 years ago today.  September 11 has a different meaning for me than…

A Warning to Friends Retiring

The first several months away from the work world may best be labeled as  “adjustments ahead”.  Not a big surprise…

The Second Fifty Years

I remember telling a friend that I looked forward to the second half of life when the birthday clock hit…

Hidden Treasures

I propose an addition to 5S that applies at home, at work and possibly to people we do not really…

Clean – up Time

How does a compulsive organizer cope with retirement? If lucky or wise, she retires first in the household and takes…

Next Chapter of Life

Labor Day  – an odd date to start the first full week of retirement after 4 decades  within the salaried…