How to Retire = Learning to be FREE!
Grilled Grandmas: I am now a member of a select group of woman called Grilled Grandmas. I was privileged to be selected and interviewed by the Grandma's Briefs Blog this week. You will find out who I really am when you read my responses!
#259 - Free
A week in the life of a retiree can be anything you want it to be. Living in the past or in the future is okay but enjoying this week, day, hour minute is the best ever. We have declared our FREEDOM and our lives are what we make of them. I personally don't apologise for the wonderful life we enjoy
|Freedom at it's best!|
Then my husband pointed out to me that the 60s Garage Band was playing for a dance nearby...just mention dancing to me and I am dressed and in the car. We took friends with us and danced until...drum roll and applauding...9:30 pm. Oh my...we really need to find a place where people stay up later. But the fact is we were done for the day. We had played 18 holes of golf the day before, eaten dinner at a nearby retirement community and collapsed in bed at 10:30. We had gone shopping and running errands between the bocci ball and the dancing and we had cooked dinner on the bar-b-que at around 5:00 o'clock. We were happily tired and full of the day!
I know you young people make fun of old people...they have lunch at 11:00 am, dinner at 4:00 pm and breakfast a 8:00 pm. We turn down our bed at 6:30 pm and are in bed by 9:00 pm. I have heard the routine. I have even laughed myself...but let me tell you this...for the most part it is all a lie. We have something that those of you that work will not understand until you have it yourself...FREEDOM! We can come and go, eat, dance, dress just like we want and when we want. Trust me, being free is just about the best thing around.