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Retire and Cash in on Your House With...

Retire and Cash in on Your House Without Selling it PART 1

Your Retirement Dream So you’ve made it to retirement? Or are about to? Congratulations! Now you deserve a long rest, don’t you? Lounge in a hammock strung between palm trees in a tropical paradise, sipping mint julep – or whatever? Is that your dream? Or has your dream now soured in light of what is […]

Finally Back

Finally Back

 Finally back to the Blog On June 1st 2015, it will have been six years since I retired. I started this blog as a way of keeping busy and learning some new things, and who knows,  maybe make some extra money. I have certainly been busy! Learning knew things – YES! I have certainly learned […]

Retirement Activities – what to...

Retirement Activities – what to do?

In my personal odyssey into retirement, I have now had four years and counting to take stock and to observe myself and what I’m doing. If you’ve followed this somewhat intermittent blog, you’ll have noted a few things — I haven’t been consistent, and I have failed to persevere in some of the things I initiated. Perhaps the inconsistency of my reporting is the great failing, as looking back, I should have owned up to the apparent failure to achieve some of my goals – simply reporting the ups and downs as I said I would. This was to be a transparent account of my retirement years. I was going to provide a ‘naked’ account of my activities, my thoughts and my feelings about what I was doing. So, given that although the account is missing, and the activities have continued, this post is a catch-up. So here goes.

Retirement Photographer

Retirement Photographer

Retirement Photographer – how to become one! This is a quick little post to encourage you to take up “Better Photography” in your retirement – become a retirement photographer, in fact. It doesn’t matter if you have a cheap “point and shoot” camera like me, or if you use your “smart phone” like me. You […]

Chasing the Sun

Chasing the Sun

Chasing the Sun Over the Arctic Ocean On the way to Manila in January 2013, we flew the northern route from Vancouver over Alaska to Hong Kong before changing airlines for the short hop to Manila. This slideshow  was made from a series of still shots with my simple Canon point-and-shoot, through my window as […]

Healthy Retirement Living

Healthy Retirement Living

Healthy Retirement Living Well, you’ve made it! You survived your working years and have actually got to your retirement years! Well done! You thought at times that you’d never make it. You’ve been through enormous stresses at various times – work crises, family crises, crises of your own making or crises made by others. Yet […]

Have you Watched the Grass Grow?

Have you Watched the Grass Grow?

I set certain goals, I’ve broken all my resolutions and promises. And yet. Things still seem to happen, just slower than I probably expected. It’s like watching grass grow.

Secrets of Making Money Online

Secrets of Making Money Online

Secrets of making money online, are not really secrets at all! Or maybe they’re secrets hiding in plain sight. You no doubt already know the three principles of real estate? Location, Location, Location. So the three secrets of making money online are: Focus, Focus, Focus. I’ve just read something like that on an excellent site […]

Weight Loss Strategy Getting Serious

Weight Loss Strategy Getting Serious

Weight Loss Strategy Weight loss strategy is getting serious for me. I’ve spent most of the winter futzing around trying to decide what to do, how to do it … and realize that I’m simply doing what I’ve always done best – which is to Procrastinate! I’ve used my retirement blog to advertise the fact […]

Retirement Blog How is it Going? Prog...

Retirement Blog How is it Going? Progress on The Retirement Plan

Retirement Blog: It is December, nearly the year-end, and time to look back at 2011 to see how far I have come — or not — in this latest chapter of the adventure that is my life … Retirement.

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