In 2022, my focus was all about learning to live in Florida full-time. I called my blog Retirement Transitions, and this was a really big transition for our retirement. We have been living in Florida full-time for 19 months and I do feel like we have settled in well. I am coming to terms with … Continue reading 2022 Year in Review
It continues to be a challenge for me to think about seasonal changes here in Florida. Even in December, I am in shorts and flip-flops most days with high temperatures in the 80s (in F, that’s mid 20’s C). I’m not wearing Christmas sweaters; I'm buying Christmas T-shirts! This year I shifted focus to seasonal … Continue reading Fall to Winter Transition
I find the analogy of a flower and butterfly a fun way of thinking about engagement at a gathering/party. For many years, I was in awe of the butterfly personality at social gatherings. They flit from flower (person) to flower (person), seem to know everyone, and look like they are really enjoy the gathering. … Continue reading Becoming a Butterfly?
In one of my summer readings, I came across the concept that a life of discipline leads to fullness of life (happiness). “With a life live with discipline, we become a better version of ourselves every day, able to fulfill our destiny and find happiness.” Mathew Kelly As I continue to process my acceptance of … Continue reading Dabbling versus Discipline