How do you know what to ignore in your retirement?

It’s that time of year when many people make resolutions.  The traditional resolutions — to lose (or gain) weight, to start an exercise program, to clear the clutter, to eat better, to sleep more, to eliminate debt are familiar categories.  I freed myself from resolutions a few years ago and began writing down my aspirations […]

Musings about Christmas Tree Trimming Rituals

Our house is moving into high gear to get ready for Christmas celebrations.  Because of our vacation in early December everything is behind schedule.  By some miracle we have sent the cards and letters, planned the menus, and begun the shopping.  We have simplified much of the hoopla of Christmas. The tree trimming ritual is an […]