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Old 08-24-2016, 07:20 PM   #31
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Retired from truck driving in January. Loving it, When I gotta hit the road now I do it in the RV!

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Old 08-24-2016, 08:14 PM   #32
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Yes ! Retired in 2009 , after 30 years of corp. burnout. Really enjoying every day now. Do it as soon as you can, "this ain't no rehearsal ".

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Old 08-24-2016, 08:54 PM   #33
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Retired from Navy in 1990 and Iowa Corrections in 2001.
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Old 08-24-2016, 08:56 PM   #34
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Retired is a state of mind more than one of reality. I know a hippy that retired when he was 10 years old, lives in a cave answers to no man, eats things I won't serve my dog. I have substantially higher standards, still have to put my daughter through college, keep my house maintained, finance my 2 dozen hobbies, take my wife out to dinner. I don't know what retiring means. The goal is geographical and financial independence, not 'retirement', there will always be a new TV or camper on your horizon, something to work for, at some level. "retirement" frankly doesn't exist. Just my humble opinion.
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Old 08-25-2016, 04:54 AM   #35
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I'm just tired!
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Old 08-25-2016, 05:08 AM   #36
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Retired Texas NG - Army

Retired in 2013 from the Army, 34 years total Guard and Active Duty.

Tired EMS flying and then Quality control for a body shop. Neither were a good fit.

Downsized the house and now life is GOOD! We try to camp 7-14 days a month.
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Old 08-25-2016, 02:03 PM   #37
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Yes since January 2015 but I took a P/T job with some aeesome flexibility on my work schedule.
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Old 08-29-2016, 09:39 PM   #38
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We have been retired since 2006. That's after 38 years in the school house.
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I was born with nothing and I still have most of it left.
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Old 08-29-2016, 10:18 PM   #39
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Absolutely, six years this past May. Have not been back to the department since my last day of employment. Way too busy doing things I want to do.

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Old 08-30-2016, 02:04 AM   #40
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I have been retired now from Boeing now for little over two years and loving it but I pastor a church so I left one job to go to another, I love this job.

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