There is something about retirement that opens your mind to ‘the finish line’.
Saw this sign a while back in Mt. Vernon, WA.
Found it interesting to witness others’ bucket list items.
One of mine: Visit Canada again…either west coast or east coast. Even better–if/when things calm down, take the CP Rail from one coast to the other.
Another one: FINISH one of my writing/content projects.
What’s on your bucket list? Let that list energize your days.
Not sure how to start a bucket list? Take a look at this interesting categorized list of 200 bucket list items.
So, yes, the photo suggests something waaaay more exciting, noble, and daring than my ‘new ventures’, but I liked the photo so there you go!
Retirement is still a reality and one of my interests, but I’ve drifted toward:
Anyway, I’ll probably be using retirerenew blog to post links to my other blogs, and a few other inspirations, since they’re all part of the ‘renewal and creative reinvention’ process.
That’s the message in today’s email from Jill Badonsky.
Why not make it your mantra for 2021?
Happy New Year!
My solution…so seamless.
Greetings, readers. Just thought I’d explore the not-so-unique concept of ‘being yourself. [Sounds pretty 60’s-ish, doesn’t it?]
Anyway, here is a 2020 list of ‘be yourself’ suggestions from lifehack.com.
For you creative reinventors out there–while of course all the list items are helpful–see if 2021 is the year you ‘find a hobby that you love’. [#8 on the list.]
Don’t bother, however, with developing a COVID-safe wardrobe. I’ve already cornered that market.
An update sharing a link to the request so far.
Confession…I’m falling behind! Luckily, I have till the 22nd to get them in the mail.
If you do participate, why not create a quick word cloud highlighting that person’s special traits? Then print it out on the paper you’ll use for your letter.
Here’s a link to my post’s 1-minute look at the More Love Letters project’s first request:
My first response to the story linked below: Admiration.
Then: “And you think it’s a big deal when you roll a neighbor’s trash barrels in every Tuesday morning.”
Yep, seems I could be doing more in my spare time.
So, once I get past the shame and embarrassment [I’ll need coffee and a scone to help me along], I’m going to let these impressive kids inspire me to simply get more done.
AND…super citizen that I am, I’ll STILL roll in those trash barrels!