About Me

I’m Irwin, retired, living with my wife Dolly, in a 55+ retirement community. I set up my own blog with two thoughts in mind – one to share our retirement experience with others seeking a retirement where they can not only be physically active, mentally challenged, but also emotionally satisfied, and two to rant and rave on occasion about anything that crosses my mind that I feel I need to vent about.

Welcome to my blog. I encourage you to visit often, provide comments, ask questions and add your own insights. We are all on this journey together.

For a sample of some of my former rants and ravings visit: http://www.retirement-online.com/retiree-blogs.html

0r to see some of my short stories, poems, essays, and/or memoirs:

Please visit me at: http://www.thewritersdrawer.net/writer-index.html

or you may want to read some of my guest posts at: http://retirementandgoodliving.com/category/health-2






16 Responses to About Me

  1. Good afternoon. Just been visiting about your very well done website and look forward to following. All my best to you.

  2. fordiane says:

    I enjoyed reading this, and will go on to read more of your posts. So glad you happened on my blog and responded. All the best!

  3. nikikinz says:

    Thanks for the likes and following me. Hope not to be disappointing.

  4. Sue says:

    You clearly have a fulfilling life as a retiree. It’s really nice to hear. And, good for you and your wife of 52+ years. Admirable!!

  5. iglengel says:

    Sue: Thanks for your comments. We recently shared 53 years of married life and also attended her high school reunion of 60 years. We are glad we attended because at the dinner they announced it would be the last one. At the moment we are on yet another adventure in the Pocono mountains.
    Thanks for following my blog posts.

  6. Look forward to hearing more about your adventures.

  7. Alex Hurst says:

    Hi Irwin! I can’t access your blog, just this About page, so I can’t find your most recent posts. In any case, thank you for visiting my blog. 🙂 Hopefully you’re well.

    • iglengel says:

      Unfortunately Even though I have had this site for a while, I still consider myself a novice blogger. The site should be at: lakelandmusings.wordpress.com
      Hope you can get to see more of my writings. Perhaps you can access the site by “googling my name: Irwin Lengel

      • Alex Hurst says:

        I think the problem is you have your About page as your “static page”…. when you hit Customize, it’ll take you to some options, at the bottom, there will be an option to make your Front Page static, or your most recent posts. If you want your About page to be the static page, you have to assign a new page for your blog posts, and also make sure that page is included in your menu bar at the top. 🙂

  8. Hello! Thank you for the interest in my blog! I look forward to following yours.

  9. Joanne Sisco says:

    It seems we have much in common in terms of attitude towards retirement – although I am much earlier into the retirement journey than you are. I think of it as my new chapter, and it’s still being written!

  10. ren says:

    Super congrats to you and Dolly….I believe you may have recently celebrated your 54th together?
    Such a rarity in today’s ‘disposable-relationship’ world. Very elated for you both. Keep on, keeping on, loving your new life together. As for retirement….. I do not understand why anyone would want to retire…. I mean, who would want to be ‘tired’ over and over and over? Obviously the two of you do not. 😀
    Thank you for reading and liking my comment on Thinkinkadia’s About page.
    I will now venture into your writings…. from a glance, they are quite inviting!

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