Tagged with goals

Living the Dream

It’s been awhile, I know, but as you can imagine, sometimes life just gets in the way. Relocating to Florida has been an extraordinary, life changing journey.  Realizing a decades old dream has been surreal. I truly, never thought (a) I would be able to retire……. retirement was for other people not necessarily me and … Continue reading

Life is a Choice

As we approach the wedding season, it dawned on me that whom you marry determines a plethora of things that someone in love or lust may overlook. When I was in my late twenties, it occurred to me or as Oprah would say “I had an AHA” moment that this thing called marriage was a … Continue reading

Adios 2015

As we approach the end of 2015 I am fraught with emotions. For me, 2015 was a mixed bag of feelings, challenges and a health scare that ultimately turned into blessings and triumphs culminating in the life altering decision to retire. After more than four decades of gainful employment the decision to retire, although welcomed, … Continue reading

Say It Ain’t So….

I’ve never been the athletic type. Sports were something other people did, although I have to admit, in my head I was a super athlete. My mental imagery included runs down the intermediate slopes in Vail, Colorado, lobbing those tennis balls at record speeds across the net in Flushing Meadows, rock climbing in Montana, and … Continue reading

Do It Afraid!

Have you ever found yourself stuck between the proverbial rock and hard place? You are eager to step out in faith and confident that you are ready to embark on this wonderful next chapter of your life. Feeding a creative impulse or stoking that internal fire that is propelling you towards running that 5K race, journeying to an … Continue reading

Retirement: When To Pull The Trigger?

For as long as I can remember work has been my constant companion. When I was 13 years old I started babysitting. My hourly rate was between .50 and .75 cents an hour, boy was I loaded! I even spent one summer as a mother’s helper at a bungalow colony in the Catskills, affectionately known … Continue reading

Chronicles of a Baby Boomer

I am blessed. No matter what hardships or obstacles lay before me I’ve always known, acknowledged and felt extremely grateful that I grew up at the time and in the place that I did. Growing up in the 50’s and 60’s air raid drills, the Bay of Pigs, and the Cold War were an integral … Continue reading

Day 13: Finding My Way

My vision board began to take root. Every January or by the very latest mid February, I go through the exercise of writing down my goals for the coming year. In creating my blueprint for the next 12 months, I look back on last year’s goals as my barometer. I am absolutely amazed by how … Continue reading