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Forty-two, again!

“Florida?  God’s waiting room!” a co-worker commented when I said I was retiring and moving to Florida. “Wall-to-wall grumpy geriatrics,” he continued, “with no sense of humor and no filters on their mouths.” He gave me pause to reconsider: I’d known plenty of older people and I didn’t have that impression of them. 446 more words

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This is What Medicare Looks Like

My Medicare card just arrived in the mail, sparking a variety of responses. Relief that soon I will no longer be paying my very expensive monthly COBRA bill. 786 more words


The Year in Review

It’s been a year since my retirement after nearly thirty years of classroom teaching and school administration. While this last weekend in June may not be New Year’s Day, it is nonetheless time for taking stock and setting goals for the coming year. 1,384 more words