Artists

I have a picture on my desk that says, “All my life I wanted to be an artist but did not envision many specifics about what that journey might look like. It was simply BE AN ARTIST.”  I liked it because it summed up my repressed dreams and I didn’t know what to do....

Finding You

Retirement is a big step for a lot of reasons, but it’s what we have planned for or expected all our working lives. With any new venture, there is an adjustment time. There are projects we have wanted to accomplish and now we can. There are places to go and people to...

Setting Goals

One good thing about retirement is we have all the time in the world to do what we want, The sad thing about retirement is we have all the time in the world to do what we want. Time seems to go faster though. Why is that? Before we know it another year has gone by,...

Sacrifice for Life

I was reading in a book about sacrifice, and it struck me that it is one of the things missing in the retired life. We have sacrificed for our careers, our children, our spouses, and our communities over our lifetime. We often sacrificed for the greater good. It was a...