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#1 Traill95 ONLINE  

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Posted October 20, 2014 - 02:35 PM

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Posted October 20, 2014 - 02:50 PM

Heck, I'd kill for a 9-5 40 hour a week job....

 

It's more like 6AM till whenever I get to go home, and how many hours can you fit in this 6 day 144 hour period.

 

I think when the day comes I probably will go crazy when I get to retire from boredom.


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Posted October 20, 2014 - 02:55 PM

Been getting a little lazy here the last month or so. Staying up late and getting up late. Like to get up around 7am even in retirement. Couple of times I found myself in bed at 9am. As I age it seems easier to stay up late and get up later.LOL .                                                                                              Roger.


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Posted October 20, 2014 - 03:01 PM

I find myself in the same habit. Staying up to 0100 and getting up at 0830. I've started to change to earlier but its real easy to slip. Retirement just means you get to pick the work you do and for whom. Good Luck, Rick


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Posted October 20, 2014 - 03:02 PM

I just daydream of retirement, though it may never happen.


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Posted October 20, 2014 - 03:19 PM

I was forced to retire some years back due to health,just now relearning to get around pretty good..I am real slow at what ever I do.


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Posted October 20, 2014 - 03:23 PM

I just daydream of retirement, though it may never happen.

 

I know the feeling Dan that's a word I may never get to use.


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Posted October 20, 2014 - 03:34 PM

 

My brother inlaw was preparing a site last week on his property for a trailer. His plan is the wife and I winter in Arizona with him and his bride...dang he must be lonely.  I work 4 nights a week the past 20 years on a 440 mile linehaul run, all of about 8 hours driving and a hour nap at midnight so I already have plenty of time to play. LOL  

 

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Posted October 20, 2014 - 03:34 PM

I just daydream of retirement, though it may never happen.

Olcowhand it will creep up sooner that you think.I worked 35 years at the same place and retired when all my friends started to file out,Only thing I miss is my friends that I worked with.

Where the H**L did the time go?


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Posted October 20, 2014 - 03:36 PM

Some people don't make it to retirement.  I am just glad I can still talk about, even though I my never get to retire either.  No pensions for me to help out.  Noel


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Posted October 20, 2014 - 03:57 PM

I'll keep working, thank you very much. From what I gathered from retired folks, I'm not sure I want to be that busy.
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Posted October 20, 2014 - 04:22 PM

My idea of retirement is as Rick said....work where, how, when, and who I want to work for, and rest whenever I decide.  I don't wanna ever become a couch potato....they don't live long.  No retirement fund here unless we sold the farm, which I don't want to ever do.   I could however live without the cows, well, milk cows that is.  Maybe someday I can rent out the cropland, raise beef on the pasture, and do some repair work.  That is my idea of retirement.


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Posted October 20, 2014 - 05:06 PM

I retired at 55, before that it was 24 on 24 off, on an 8 day cycle & on call 3 of the off days/cycle.  Easy job a big share of the time, but stressful!  And when the time came to work, it was all out with little break until the job was done.  

 

I'll agree with Daniel, milking is a pain!  I liked the raising, but not the milking.  ~~  Lowell


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Posted October 20, 2014 - 05:21 PM

I just daydream of retirement, though it may never happen.

 

You and I both.  :(

 

My problem is that I would be dead.  I would go stir crazy.

 

Ben W.


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Posted October 20, 2014 - 05:33 PM

I worked in the industrial building trades for forty years nuclear power plants, refineries chemical plants all over NJ and in some other states also NY ALA ILL IND DEL St Croix V.I. I miss my work buddy's not the traveling and 5am get up every day I'm happy to be retired.
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