The Joys of Retirement

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Aug 162017
 

When my MG retired, I thought our pace of living would slow considerably. I was wrong. You should see our kitchen calendar. Nearly every box for each day of the month is filled. To keep track of both our activities and appointments, I began color-coding the entries. I went stereotypical for the two of us. His entries are highlighted in blue, mine are in pink, and our joint activities are highlighted in purple. I highlighted family birthdays and anniversaries in green; holidays are in orange; other days of note are highlighted in yellow. Every month of the year takes on the appearance of a checkerboard rainbow.

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Necessary Evils or Guilty Pleasures? #TVads #TVcommercials #advertising

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Jul 262017
 

Television commercials are necessary evils. Some are more evil, prevalent, and maddening than others. A lot more. Too many more.

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Jul 202017
 

On Tuesday evening, I attended a book signing for five female authors at a Schuler’s bookstore.

On Tuesday evening, I attended a fiction writer’s panel comprised of five female authors at a Schuler’s bookstore.

Same day. Same time. Same bookstore. Same authors: Lyssa Kay Adams, Alyssa Alexander, Meika Usher, Alexandria Sure and Elizabeth Heiter.

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