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#16 jms180 ONLINE  

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Posted October 20, 2014 - 07:01 PM

Retirement is good if a persons body was 18 again.


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Posted October 20, 2014 - 07:02 PM

OK, my take on later years in life. I think I would like to start a new career. I have read that the most satisfied workers are demolition workers. I want to blow stuff up and tear it down. Here's to ________ (an ex coworker) KABOOOM. It only takes 1 stick of dynamite? I'll use 2 to make sure. My finished product is rubble, who can tell me it is not done right? Doggonnit I feel better already. In my dreams for now anyway. Change my id to Crumbler.


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Posted October 20, 2014 - 07:17 PM

I retired about 15 years ago after working for 35 years as a chemist with the Federal Government.  The first year I went fishing about 3-4 times a week for at least three or four months, I fixed up my woodworking shop hoping I could make a little money on the side building cabinets or other small projects, and then I got an opportunity to do some consulting work.  I worked as a consultant for another 10+ years and I traveled a lot mainly in the southeastern US and parts or Europe.  Being away from home 50% of the time got old though and I finally gave it up.  Now I do pretty much what I want and when I want.  Still enjoy working on my garden tractors and woodworking and that keeps me busy most days.  I've got to be doing something, just can't sit around doing nothing all day.


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Posted October 20, 2014 - 07:24 PM

being retired too

I can do what I want or need to do with very little pressure

 

the only thing is - I have to do what the WIFE want done or me to do


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Posted October 20, 2014 - 07:35 PM

I don't think I'll get to retire but I would like to have a two day weekend every week. Hopefully I can just back it down a little in the later years.

Edited by Coventry Plumber, October 20, 2014 - 07:37 PM.

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Posted October 20, 2014 - 07:54 PM

OK, my take on later years in life. I think I would like to start a new career. I have read that the most satisfied workers are demolition workers. I want to blow stuff up and tear it down. Here's to ________ (an ex coworker) KABOOOM. It only takes 1 stick of dynamite? I'll use 2 to make sure. My finished product is rubble, who can tell me it is not done right? Doggonnit I feel better already. In my dreams for now anyway. Change my id to Crumbler.

 

Yep, we're a happy-go-lucky bunch, for sure.


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Posted October 20, 2014 - 08:03 PM

I don't think I'll get to retire but I would like to have a two day weekend every week. Hopefully I can just back it down a little in the later years.

 

Oh yes, 2 day weekends would seem like semi-retired to me!  Sign me up!


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Posted October 20, 2014 - 08:28 PM

I think my retirement will start just after the Coroner signs the death certificate. 40 hrs a weeks would be kinda like retirement I guess.


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Posted October 20, 2014 - 08:38 PM

There is a persistent rumor that Elvis did not die . He just went home .


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Posted October 20, 2014 - 11:04 PM

 

 

  I don't wanna ever become a couch potato...

Being a couch potato is not mandatory. It's your choice and not the one I made. Retired 6 years ago at 57 and still haven't got time for the couch. Don't have a bucket list, more like a barrel list.  :smilewink:


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Posted October 21, 2014 - 04:16 AM

Retirement The longer you've been together, the funnier this becomes!
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An elderly couple was at home watching TV.
Phil had the remote and was switching back and forth between a fishing channel and the porn channel.
Sally became more and more annoyed and finally said: "For god's sake Phil, Leave it on the porn channel. You know how to fish!"
 
I Bet you didn't see that coming. 

 

 
 

 

 

 

 
 

 


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Posted October 21, 2014 - 05:54 AM

When I first started with the fire dept., I was on the 11 pm -7 am shift, no sleeping on duty.  I had one day off, during the week, so it was stay up or sleep half my day off.  Of course I was much younger then!  ~~ Lowell


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Posted October 21, 2014 - 06:06 AM

I am busier now than 5 yrs. ago. The work just keeps coming in. Got another job to do once this one is done. Had to take a day off to go to the tractor show. But the extra money buys GT parts!


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Posted October 21, 2014 - 06:27 AM

I fear my work will retire me before I ever would like to retire...  Then it's off to Career #3??

 

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Posted October 21, 2014 - 06:28 AM

I will take a major miracle to get to really retire. Family health issues over the last 20 and some bad luck /bad decisions made us play catchup for a few years.

At least we kind of have the ground under us again and can start working towards getting old together.
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