Thank Heavens for the Downstairs Guest Room

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There Be Dragons

Eulalia Benejam Cobb (Lali)Blog:  MyGreenVermont.comWebsite:

Wake Up, Dear, You Were Just Having an American Dream

Shout out today to new bloggers Laura and Bob of The Two Who Wander.  I am so glad I happened to run across their little corner of the blogosphere.  They are recent retirees who have invited us to share this new chapter in their lives and to tag along on their adventures across the USA....more

Let's learn something: How to talk to our parents about their future

Mom, we have to have a conversation. You are a wonderful mom, and you are a phenomenal grandmother. I look forward to so many years of you and my son playing hide-and-go-seek, cooking in the kitchen together and doing whatever crazy-wonderful things you can think up to spoil him....more

Top 10 Reasons I'm Ready for a Retirement Community

I know, I know, I’m not even 30  (but only a few more months – EEK!) … how can I be saying this?Here I am on a Thursday night.  (Is it before 10pm?  Yes.  Don’t judge.)  I got out of my grad school class early so I came home to be productive.  Instead, I’m ready to get in bed, do a little leisure reading, and drift off into a peaceful slumber.Nope.Not happening.Why?   Because I live in the loudest apartment building ever built.  Hello builders!!  Have you ever heard of sound insolation?...more

To The Manor Retired

Not even the dignity of a "no".   So, and so.  Well, this is the last posting of this chapter of my life.  Tomorrow will begin a totally new one.  Time to move ahead. sunfeathers "life is full of possibilities"...more

To The Manor Retired

sunfeathers "life is full of possibilities"...more

To The Manor Retired (It's In Gods Hands Now)

Yesesterday was as hard as I expected.  Taking my leave of people, most of whom I had known and worked with for five or more years.  Taking out the last evidence of my existence at the former job, my mini fridge.  I have a good home  for it, my son is taking it for his room at the house he lives at. An eleventh hour call from my bossman had thown all my coping mechanisms into array, offering an attempt at a last minute solution in ...more

To The Manor Retired (An Eleventh Hour Conundrum)

Last night's posting on FB "...more

To The Manor Retired (One More Day)

One more day.   Then the fingertip I am holding on to my old work life will let go and allow that ship drift away.  One can't be positive that the right decisions have been made.  But in the last week,  something (not sure what specifically) has caused a turn around in my outlook on life.  A change of the tide.  It might be the new medications.   It might be the ten pounds I...more