• The 7 Stages of Retirement or is it 6?

    Unbeknownst to myself, the day I started working I entered into the first stage of retirement, which is a bold statement. In 1975 a professor of gerontology named Robert Atchley identified seven stages of retirement and throughout time academia has reduced the stages to 6. Pre-retirement The first state is known as Pre-retirement “the planning […]

  • Learn About Your Destinations

    Welcome to my attempt to create an informative and interesting blog. I have been officially retired since January of 2015. I was fortunate enough to be in the position to call it quits at the age of 56. But to my dismay it was evident that retiring wasn’t like turning a light switch off. I […]