Summer Study Part 2 – History and Religion Intersect

This blog continues insights from my last summer reading program (see part one here) with a focus on religion’s impact on some key global historical moments. I started reading about religion and it veered into reading about history. The intermingling of religion, politics, and economics throughout history is fascinating. One of the key global turning … Continue reading Summer Study Part 2 – History and Religion Intersect

Has the meaning of RSVP changed?

I’ve been wondering lately, has RSVP etiquette become obsolete? Am I becoming one of those people who can't adjust to the new ways of doing things? Am I starting to be one of those people who talks about the "good old days"? I’ve noted many instances where RSVP etiquette has been ignored. Here’s a couple … Continue reading Has the meaning of RSVP changed?

Hurricane Evacuation – a Swirl of Emotion

This blog post is a personal reflection on this past week.  I needed to do it for my own mental health.  It has absolutely nothing to do with retirement transition! We knew when we moved to our new home in Florida that hurricane evacuation was a possibility.  But we had owned property (second home) in … Continue reading Hurricane Evacuation – a Swirl of Emotion

Happy Anniversary to Me!

July is a big month for me here at Retirement Transition.  It’s the anniversary of my retirement day (7 years) and the anniversary of my blog (6 years).   As I have noted many times, I do think “retirement transition” continues to be an accurate term because retirement, like life, is a series of transitions.  Some … Continue reading Happy Anniversary to Me!

Refining the Vision – a Series of Transitions

It’s amazing to me to realize that I’ve been retired now for almost 7 years. As I look back, I can see how I’ve implemented my retirement transition process including the important step of REFINE.  (Link here for more on the process. Or see my book available on Amazon!) With each refinement resulted in my … Continue reading Refining the Vision – a Series of Transitions