The retirement lifestyle has different time constraints.
Originally posted on The Reluctant Retiree:
Many retirees will have heard the joke . . .
“What are you doing?”
“But you did that yesterday.”
“I know, but I didn’t finish.”
I’ve been a bit like that the last fortnight. The problem with time in retirement is that it is often elastic. What doesn’t get done today, can be finished any other time, whereas I really need the stress of a deadline to accomplish things. For the last couple of weeks, I have let external prompts set my priorities, but along the way, I have severed my ties with the last of my pre-retirement life, and tidied a few loose ends as well.
The best prompt was when hubbie said “That’s opened up the room.” He is referring to the way we re-arranged the lounge room furniture last Christmas, when we needed to make room for ten…
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