I Can't Wait to Retire

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    Finally

    I made it !   After 48 years of doing it all,  getting up at dawn,  driving year after year through the snow and ice to get to the time clock, good times and many bad, I retired last week. I did it...I can sleep in late, stay home when the snow is 2 feet deep and the Boss...
    wiseowl wiseowl
    61-65, F
    1 Response Jan 19, 2013

    I m sick of working like a dog .

    .. My ideal retired life would be trading my own portfolio, going jogging and explore new restaurants everyday. Also going on a trip each month. Taking part time courses to learn about bakery and wine would be fun too
    thousandcuts thousandcuts
    26-30, F
    Jul 7, 2015

    44 Years and Counting

    I've been at it for 44 years and finally, honestly and seriously admit, I'm sick of it.  Maybe in 5 yrs I can retire.   I've had just 11 jobs all that time. Stayed in each workplace for many years.  I don't know if that's being negative..I wasn't going in that...
    wiseowl wiseowl
    61-65, F
    10 Responses Feb 7, 2009

    Seven Year's And Counting.

    I am seven year's away from retirement age and counting them down. I have not be able to fully retire and as long as my health hold's out I may not want too. But I wont work full time anymore and plan to enjoy what I can of whatever year's I may have left.Of course I hope the...
    Robert1256 Robert1256
    51-55, M
    Apr 2, 2012
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