Surviving Midlife Career Changes - Blog
I Call It Semi-Retirement
Thu, 30 Aug 2018 02:12:52 GMT
​I don’t really see myself actually retiring in the sense that one who reaches a certain age quits working. This is probably why I have never really considered retirement as part of my future plans. If I told you what both my wife, Brenda are currently doing in our lives, you would likely say we are working two full-time careers, even if we happen to be working for ourselves. That’s the ways it has been for at least the past year. Brenda has been spending a lot of time in [...]
Our Midlife Career Changes Anniversary
Wed, 25 Jul 2018 15:24:09 GMT
​I sometimes find it hard to believe that we are where we are today. I remember more than one conversation with my wife, Brenda where we were not too sure what was going to happen once our newspaper business was closed. It was two years ago this week when we finished printing our last issue. It was intentional, not accidental, either. Business was no longer booming and a combination of things just added up to us choosing to quit trying to tread water anymore. I’m not sure that I [...]
Our Lives Continue To Be Busy
Sun, 01 Jul 2018 02:02:40 GMT
​I don’t normally think about it but I sure like talking about it. I’m talking about the answer I like to give when I get asked about what we are doing now. I had an opportunity to do that just the other day in the checkout lane at the local grocery store. I had gotten in line and shortly after I unloaded my shopping cart at the till a fellow I knew as a former customer of mine got in the lane behind me and unloaded his groceries. We shared pleasantries and some small talk.&nbs [...]