Category Archives: Retirement

Where Do We Live After We’d Grown Old & Gray

Thoughts…translated… After we ate, the family gathered in the living room, for some tea, and the conversation shifted to how the housing prices are, still, hiking up, it’s now, coming back down any time soon.  It’s, too hard for the … Continue reading

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Learning Before Retirement

Learning the brand new skill set prior to your retirement, that should be, truly, difficult, especially when you’d been the one, barking at your subordinates from before, now, the shoe’s, on the other foot!  Translated… After a Week-Long Training of … Continue reading

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The Pressures of Life from After the Retirement

As empty nest H-I-T-S, retirement makes you even busier, translated… People told me, that after they retired, they got to sleep until they wake in the morn, so, how come, I’d had a ton of things troubling me regularly, and, … Continue reading

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Surprises, at the Turns of the Corners of Our Lives, on the Movie: Retired, But Still Active

What the movie had, shown us, that we may need, after our retirements, what this person gained, after watching this movie, translated… There are the four stages of life that everybody goes through in life, “birth, aging, illness, death”, no … Continue reading

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My Dutch Grandmother, Come for a Visit at My Home

the photo of the homestay mom’s mother having her birthday celebration, photo from UDN.com… How the elderly in the Netherlands are aging, in their own ways, more gracefully, than most of the elderly in the Asian world, because they were … Continue reading

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My Dad’s Recital

Picking up a hobby, is especially important, now that you’re, retired, it gives you something else you can do, to focus your energies on! Translated… I’d started worrying, a few short months back after learning that my father was about … Continue reading

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Men Also Need Confidants

Because they FAILED to establish that connection from earlier, that is why, they all became, more isolated after they retired, observations, translated… The restaurant phoned my husband, to confirm the menu, I’d curiously inquired on what sort of a gathering … Continue reading

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