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Old 12-15-2007, 10:48 PM
 
Location: Lovelock, NV - Anchorage, AK
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Now that you've retired what is the most exciting thing that you've done, something you could'nt do while working.
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Old 12-15-2007, 10:50 PM
 
Location: Sacramento
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Moving to California, my job was in Ohio.
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Old 12-15-2007, 10:53 PM
 
Location: Journey's End
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Well, I traveled across the country, leisurely and explored six states, lived in one for one year; another for 3 months, and have now decided to plant myself where i am now either indefinitely or until the urge to explore hits me again.

Travel has always been a passion so the freedom of my job gives me time to do just that and not worry about what tasks I left behind on a desk or in a laboratory.
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Old 12-16-2007, 07:25 AM
 
Location: Where the sun likes to shine!!
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Full Time RVing in our motorhome. We sold everything and we've been on the road for 3 years. We love it. We can go anywhere we want and have our home with us.

Lisa
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Old 12-16-2007, 08:03 AM
 
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Being able to pack our bags and head out on a trip with zero notice!
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Old 12-16-2007, 10:51 AM
 
Location: Southeastern North Carolina
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Going bodyboarding (surfing) 3 or more times a week...well, in the summer anyway. The water's less inviting in the winter although I have a wetsuit and went last week when it was in the 70s here.
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Old 12-16-2007, 01:31 PM
 
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And I, years away from retirement, want only to not go to that job every night. I've done everything I wanted to do between jobs, going back to school, travel, move here and there, all the ideas I had, I've done. I hope I'll think of other things, but right now, just not going to that job looks very good.
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Old 12-16-2007, 06:04 PM
 
Location: Lovelock, NV - Anchorage, AK
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This is all so inviting, thank you all for your input, we are not yet retired we have 167 days to go.
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Old 12-16-2007, 08:38 PM
 
Location: Blue Ridge Mtns of NC
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Now that you've retired what is the most exciting thing that you've done, something you could'nt do while working.
To do absolutely nothing. I've been dreaming of that for 30 years.
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Old 12-17-2007, 12:57 AM
 
Location: Ocean Shores, WA
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Full Time RVing in our motorhome. We sold everything and we've been on the road for 3 years.
My wife an I did that exact same thing, only we did it when we finished college. We always wanted to do that and it made more sense to us to do while we were young.

We spent about 3 or 4 years on the road spending the summers along the NW Pacific Coast and the winters in Florida.

Now that we are old and retired we never want to travel again. I enjoy looking at the world out of my window now from the comfort of my easy chair.

During our travels we found some really magic places. We retired to one of them on the Washington Coast.
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