I’m not sure what’s going on, but in the past few weeks several friends have said that they fear retirement because they think they’ll be bored.
Bored? Really? Seriously?
I’m not trying to be funny here. OK maybe just a bit, but my experience with retirement is that it’s anything but boring. After working at crappy jobs, interesting jobs, fantastic jobs and back to crappy jobs, I finally get to chose what I want to do. Retirement is that time of life when you can explore whatever interests you. The possibilities are endless.
Settle in. This is going to be a long one.
Continue reading “Planning for a creative retirement”
For those who live or have lived in Winnipeg, today is an historic date. Twenty years ago, the Red River crested in Winnipeg during the Flood of the Century. Continue reading “Twenty years ago”
Have you ever counted the Wi-Fi connected devices you and your family own? We did. The result was surprising, even to me. Continue reading “Wi-Fi! Oh my!”
Why it’s important to march
On Saturday, February 4th, I attended my first march in a very long time, the Winnipeg Walk for Human Rights. I think the last time I marched was in the late ’70s to protest the Lyon government’s post-secondary tuition increases. I’m rather ashamed of myself for not standing up in the intervening 40 years. Continue reading “Making it awkward”