I honestly don’t remember.
Chocolate zucchini cake
Emergency Chocolate Cake
Sometimes, you read. Sometimes, you watch a thoughtful TV show [that DVR lets you race past the annoying ads]. Sometimes it’s music and closed eyes.
And sometimes, a loved one tracks you down.
It all works.
on quiet time for retirees. Here is a little more insight
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…that bucket list item that keeps calling your name. This is a favorite stopping point in Mt. Vernon, Washington. Something new to ponder every time I visit.
[Reminder: These posts are just as much directed at myself as they are toward potential readers.]
Dried cranberries, hazelnuts, maple syrup, brown sugar, and cinnamon in a futile effort to escape.
Oh, sure, this dough looks a little overstuffed, but hey! time’s a wastin’!
I figure, in retirement, why not risk overstuffing a day, an hour, a
month with new and/or favorite adventures?
Link of the day:
Flaw: Baking isn’t specifically mentioned. 21 Fulfilling Ways to Pass Time in Retirement
Current favorites from the above list:
Take a class [For me, one on Publishing on Amazon at the local community college.]
Write a book/blog. [see above]
Adopt a pet [By far, my favorite. I’m hoping Buddy feels the same way.]
What’s been working for you? What are your favorite pastimes in retirement?
I mean, why fight it?
When something loves you this much, you just love it back.
Trust me on this: This was completely of the dog’s doing.
I’m sitting here on Christmas Day and, as a retiree–every day I’m not working at my school, I enter my ‘retiree’ state of mind–I’ve decided to continue my ‘try something new’ exploits.
And so, my latest foray is ‘a photo a day’. A photo shares lots of information, is open to translation, and serves as a simple springboard for retirees’ topics.
This is my latest obstacle to productivity…Buddy. who joined us in October and, as you might surmise, is rather adamant about priorities…his priorities.
I was cruising through my phone’s photo library for a certain shot from a while back and I realized I had captured so many moments that I really had not appreciated.
Lesson to self: Don’t just take photos. Relive them. See what emotions and richer details are recaptured. Make your past as enjoyable as the present. And it might even lead to a fuller, more deeply appreciated future.