Born in the middle of the 20th century, I’m a mid-century girl. My four beautiful children are grown and independent, my grandchildren healthy and well loved. I’ve worked since I was 17 and have fulfilled all my responsibilities. Now it’s my turn! I’m newly retired and ready to make my dreams come true.
This blog is to show other retro-women that life begins anew at retirement … not your husband’s retirement, but yours. Every day is an adventure to be experienced with joy and laughter. Mid-century girls have worked hard to gain equal rights for our daughters, raised our children to be strong and independent and now it’s time to enjoy all the things we’ve put off doing for ourselves because we were so busy taking care of the ones we love.
My husband and I live in Florida, have a cottage on Lake Huron in Michigan and own a Casita travel trailer that he’s not too crazy about. Sometimes we’re not in the same place at the same time and that’s OK because I’m the independent sort. My dreams have always been about going, doing, seeing and having adventures – whether it’s investigating elephant poop behind the tents at the circus with my kids when they were little or touring Machu Picchu and missing the boat on Lake Titicaca in Peru.
Small or grand every day should contain at least one good story!