Category Archives: Retirement Musings

Year 3 retirement thoughts….

I’m in the middle of my third year of retirement, and also my 3rd season working at Silver Star Resort part time, in Snowsports Sales.  There are times that I have questioned leaving my profession, since I now seem to … Continue reading

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Going Gray…

I’ve made the decision…to embrace the gray! At 63, with my hair dyed medium to dark brown over the years, carefully covering the gray, I have often been mistaken for a much younger woman.  I will admit, it feels good … Continue reading

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Taking stock…

The recent passing of Wayne Dyer has brought much reflection for many.  With the passing of someone so revered by many, it’s a time to reflect.  Especially for those of us in or near retirement. It has been written by … Continue reading

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Changing seasons…

It’s been such a mild winter here in western Canada; spring has arrived earlier than expected, and we are all looking towards summer, even though the mountain still boasts lots of snow. Life is busy whether we work full time, … Continue reading

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All work and no play…

Here I am…enjoying my one day off for the week…and I am retired! I am not sure if it is the generation I am from, or if I just have to learn to say no, but I am working way … Continue reading

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Where does the time go?

Everything changes…and yet everything stays the same….:-)) As usual…just as before I left my career, I have more to do than time to do it in….so where does the time go? The minutes and hours fly by…the days turn into … Continue reading

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Feeling alive…

Yesterday was a fun ski day!  My son was here and that pushed me to go a little faster…and the snow was less soft so it was more work staying on top of the skis….and today….with slightly sore muscles from … Continue reading

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Finding your passion…

While walking with my neighbor yesterday, we were discussing retirement, and the things that make people happy.  She is a lovely woman, and has been retired for about ten years. She expressed that for her, she wished she had “found … Continue reading

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Zen of winter…

Many Canadians head south when they retire…down to Arizona or Mexico for three to six months, and for them, this is where they find their joy.  I am not so inclined…and in retirement even less so. While enjoying gliding down … Continue reading

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Bringing in the New Year…

Tonight I will bring in the New Year volunteering at my local Jazz Club, being a participant observer of the celebrations:-)  The start of a New Year is a time of renewal, renewed hoped and “resolutions”, fresh starts, and sometimes … Continue reading

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