Retirement Transitions — Stages of Retirement

Finding a post retirement identity is a process that involves transitions.  I realize that I am slowly making these transitions during this wonderful third stage of life. Just over a year ago when I retired from work, I was gaga with all the new-found time and freedom that was suddenly available.  Now I realize that […]

Petty Annoyances — Don't let the small stuff get to you

During the past two weeks a small contractor has repaired the 25-year-old wooden fence along the backyard.  Because our house is on a crescent, the back fence spans the length of two neighboring houses.  These neighbours are cooperating with the repairs and are also having repairs done to their side fences.  The contractor is working […]