Category: Retirement

Making the decision, issues, adjustment, finances, having a plan

My Blog 2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 350 times in 2015. If it were a cable car, it would take about 6 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the…

You Choose

This poem is about life….a woman’s life yet also a man’s. “ You Chose” You chose. You chose. You chose. You chose to give away your love. You chose to have a broken heart. You chose to give up. You chose to hang on. You chose to react. You chose to feel insecure. You chose…

The Farmers’ Market

Suddenly the car swerved to the right, making a sharp turn onto a gravel lot with about a dozen mini-gazebos in a two-sided rectangle.  The sign proclaimed, Farmers’ Market, open 8 to 12 Mondays and Fridays. Since I live in a coastal area with large inland farming and chicken industries, I wasn’t really expecting much. …

Lovely Lucerne, Switzerland

The first thing you look for when arriving from Zürich into the Swiss resort of Lucerne are the views of the mountains.  While the backdrop of the Alps was not disappointing,  the beauty of the setting along the river in historic Old Town was enchanting.   We stayed in the Hotel Flora in Lucerne. We checked…

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Frozen Moments

The cold….this winter has been miserable.  Seeing the icicles on the inside of the window sliders facing the bay has reminded me why this cement condominium building is cooler in the heat of summer but cannot be warmed above 64 in 0 degree weather. The ice creeping across the bay, freezing white caps mid-rise has…

The Club Med Experience, Relaxing in San Salvador, Bahamas

Club Med…The name conjures up beads exchanged for drinking, wild beach parties and fun for the young. Skimpy bikinis and sexy outfits. Club Méditerranée, commonly known as Club Med, is a French collection of vacation resorts found in many parts of the world. Club Med was started in 1950. Vacations come with expectations and often…