Category Archives: Contentment

Count to Ten!

How many of us remember hearing one or both of our parents use the expression “Count to Ten” whenever they got angry? Back in the day, this was supposedly the sure-fire way to cool down when one was on the … Continue reading

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Addiction – No, not that type!

When I woke this morning, I said to myself: “Self, you need to be more assertive in what you do in any given day.” You are never going to get another book written if you keep putting off starting it. … Continue reading

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Bump In The Road

The only problem with getting out of bed at night to write is that I do not get up as early as I would like to the next day. But, when retired, like those of us who are, “Does it … Continue reading

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A Day Late and A Dollar Short!

      Here I am again late with my weekly post. Made me think of the idiom shown as the caption of this piece: A Day Late and A Dollar Short – or in other words: Action that was … Continue reading

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How to Plan for a Good Retirement

Having been retired now for 20 plus years, reading articles about how to prepare for retirement (other than the usual financial aspect of retirement) often amuse me. Most of us go through life concentrating on our jobs, family, day-to-day projects … Continue reading

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Remote Control

What if you could fast forward and rewind your life with a “remote control?” How would you choose which portions of your life you would like to live over (rewind) so that you might just change a thing or two … Continue reading

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What is Happiness?

“Happiness is never stopping to think if you are.” – Palmer Sondreal As I got to thinking about the above quote, I decided to pause and give thought to where we are in life at this particular moment in time. … Continue reading

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October – the month of Halloween

According to Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Halloween or Hallowe’en (/ˌhæləˈwiːn, -oʊˈiːn, ˌhɑːl-/; a contraction of “All Hallows‘ Evening“),[6] also known as Allhalloween,[7] All Hallows’ Eve,[8] or All Saints’ Eve,[9] is a yearly celebration observed in a number of countries on … Continue reading

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Too much negativity!

“If you resist reading what you disagree with, how will you ever acquire deeper insights into what you believe? The things most worth reading are precisely those that challenge our convictions.” – Anonymous Interesting quote, isn’t it? It is one … Continue reading

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Why are we still here?

Upon reading one of the many newsletters I subscribe to on a daily basis, I came across the following quote “The journey between what you once were and who you are now becoming is where the dance of life really … Continue reading

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