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Design Time

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This is the third in a series chronicling our move into a 55+ community. If you missed the second installation, here’s a link Don’t Go It Alone When Building a New Home Why the Rush? Before we signed our purchase contract, we looked over a template. One thing that stood out was the requirement to […]

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In Search of Community

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This is the first in a series chronicling our move into an active adult community. Retirement in Arizona has been great with one exception – finding community. We’ve looked to our neighborhood, to volunteering and to various interest groups. But for many reasons, we’ve struck out.  According to Albert Einstein: The definition of insanity is […]

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$pring Training 2019

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This is an update to a post that first appeared in March 2018. Finally our seasonal spring weather has arrived: sunshine; warm temperatures; longer days; more outdoor activities; wildflowers; the scent of citrus; and baseball. When it comes to baseball I see it as a metaphor for spring: the rebirth of another season when anything […]

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Reflections on Work

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I am a proponent of focusing on today and living in the moment. But sometimes I find myself reflecting on the past (introspective bondage – nah). I have a need to assess areas of my life in order to make sense of them and myself. Not surprisingly work is one of them. Here’s what I […]