Month: December 2017

December 15, 2017 Byron Thompson No comments exist

You, no doubt, are reading this blog or it was recommended to you by someone who cares about you and your happiness. The fact that you are reading it tells me that you are success minded. By success minded I mean that you have a desire to make this second chapter of your life as,…

December 12, 2017 Byron Thompson No comments exist

A question I hear frequently is, “Should I work now that I’ve reached the age of retirement? Work: “Anything you are doing when you’d rather be doing something else.” Humor: One retiree sez to another;” I go fishing in a well in my backyard every day.” Retiree #2 “Do you ever catch anything?” Retiree #1…

December 8, 2017 Byron Thompson No comments exist

Successfully Living in the 2nd Chapter of Life. Now what? Is the question I asked myself as I sat contemplating my future after my own retirement. I’ve since discovered that most people are asking the same question in one form or another. Some have found the answer and are enjoying a happy joy filled second…

December 5, 2017 Byron Thompson No comments exist

Patricia and I finished our stay in Lucerne , Switzerland and drove our rental car down through the Alps to Como, Italy on our way to Venice. As I recall, the tunnel connecting the two countries at that point is about 10 to 12 miles long. Most of us remember from our history classes in…

December 1, 2017 Byron Thompson No comments exist

As I said in my previous blog we can enrich our retirement years by writing a Personal Manifesto. A statement of our values and how we intend to live our lives. It can provide a beacon to keep us on the path to being the person we want to be. It can also assure us…