Keep your dream steady

Life can only be lived happily ever after on a day-to-day basis. —Ernie J. Zelinski Before finalizing the decision to retire, I spent a great deal of time thinking about how I wanted to live during the post work or third phase of life.  Intentions were framed around happiness and contentment through freedom to pursue […]

Searching for 'it'

When speaking with a group of friends on the beach earlier this week, I was amazed at how often they expressed dissatisfaction with their perception of life situations, life events, or the quality/standard of their lives.  One man was frustrated with his work and, although it was early on Sunday afternoon, he was already dreading […]

The Abundance of Time

Since retiring, having no schedule has dominated my thinking and planning.  There is a luxury about waking up to a leisurely cup of coffee to be enjoyed while checking emails or reading in bed or sitting outside in the morning sunshine. I think about the whole day stretching ahead and revel in the available hours to […]