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Old 05-05-2014, 07:14 AM
 
Location: In the realm of possiblities
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contemplate
gardening
read
observe
give
take
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Old 05-05-2014, 07:27 AM
 
Location: Columbia SC
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This thread invites you to list, without comment within the list, six nouns or verbs (NOT adjectives) that in total describes your retired life (your new "bio").
Sleep late, play golf, drink, eat, repeat.

Sorry, that is 7 words.....LOL
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Old 05-05-2014, 07:40 AM
 
Location: Glenbogle
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Stress
Worry
Impecunious
Illness
Aggravated
Regretful
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Old 05-05-2014, 08:00 AM
 
Location: Loudon, TN
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Happiness
golf
fun
projects
relaxation

....and our newest distraction....boat
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Old 05-05-2014, 08:02 AM
 
Location: Pennsylvania
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I learned a lot about you reading this.
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Old 05-05-2014, 08:17 AM
 
Location: Orlando
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I haven't had my coffee yet....but aren't 'blessed' and 'excited' adjectives?

(you can turn one of them into a noun)
Actually both could be turned into nouns. And as long as we're being "Mr. Grammar Person" (nod to Dave Barry there), shouldn't the title of this thread be "Your Retired Life, In Six Nouns/Verbs Or Fewer"?
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Old 05-05-2014, 09:06 AM
 
Location: Up North in God's Country
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My retired life:

Caregiver
Flutist
Writer
Reader
Cats
Serenity
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Old 05-05-2014, 09:40 AM
 
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Actually both could be turned into nouns. And as long as we're being "Mr. Grammar Person" (nod to Dave Barry there), shouldn't the title of this thread be "Your Retired Life, In Six Nouns/Verbs Or Fewer"?
LOL
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Old 05-05-2014, 09:41 AM
 
Location: Charlotte, NC dreaming of other places
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I am not retired yet.. but I enjoy all these threads.. here is what I would like mine to be.. not in a specific order

Learn
Travel
Garden
Build
Organize
Decorate

Plan
Cook
Bake
Quilt
Crochet
Knit

I think 6 is very short.. I could use another list
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Old 05-05-2014, 02:49 PM
 
Location: Near a river
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Actually both could be turned into nouns. And as long as we're being "Mr. Grammar Person" (nod to Dave Barry there), shouldn't the title of this thread be "Your Retired Life, In Six Nouns/Verbs Or Fewer"?
You are correct! Head of the class.
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