Category Archives: Live for Today

Is This All There Is?

What is it about retirement that bothers us the most? Is it that we feel useless, bored, or that life and ourselves have become mundane? You know the days I am talking about. Those days where we say to ourselves: … Continue reading

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One Day At a Time!

How often do we hear that saying or for that matter say it to ourselves on any given day or during any given week? Life today can be hectic but for the most part, enlightened people throughout the ages have … Continue reading

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What is a Back Burner?

Many people say: “those who think they are doing good by ‘multi-tasking’ are really only doing many jobs or projects at one time – but not necessarily to the best of their ability.” I used to multi-task and to some … Continue reading

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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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“Living in the Moment!”

”What is meant by the saying “Living in the Moment!” I would like to think that it means enjoying whatever one is doing at any moment in time be it reading a book; writing in one’s journal; having dinner with … 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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When Do I Get to Laugh?

Here it is time for me to rant and rave once again as an old fart. When I first started blogging several years ago, it was suggested that I find my niche – “Niche: a place, employment, status, or activity … 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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“See the Glass as Already Broken (and Everything Else Too)”

What does this Buddhist teaching tell us – that all of life is in a constant state of change – something I have been writing about for quite some time now. We all know – just as in our daily … Continue reading

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