Retirement 101

Earlier this year, a good friend of mine retired.  Having made that same decision four years ago, I called to offer, at no charge, my unsolicited, been-there-done-that advice as his retirement adviser.  I thought I heard an appreciative response on the other end of the phone.  Or was it a skeptical chuckle? Regardless, I proceeded … Continue reading Retirement 101

Daisy Grace, Louis L’Amour and Fried Chicken Fridays

The search is over.  I found it.  I bought it.  I brought it home.  My library is complete. Recently, I was able to meet, for the first time, Runelle and Ruth, first cousins of my mother.  We had reconnected through email and decided to meet and exchange memories and pictures of our common ancestors. I … Continue reading Daisy Grace, Louis L’Amour and Fried Chicken Fridays