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Oh, yes! Am trying to figure out if I can retire, even with the debt I have, rather than pine for the things I just cannot do (i.e. take a couple of weeks to pop down to NC or TEXAS even to see kids and grandkids..!)  My heart and my mind really aren't into the job anymore-time to go, I think!

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IF you're not already retired, you are counting don the days...perpetual "spring fever...!"

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I know how to use a rotary phone and remember when phone numbers had initials for their area (FL for Flagstone) instead of numbers!  There was only 1 phone in the house and sometimes there was a party line!  You were sent out to play outside and had to be home before it became dark!  I watched "Uncle Miltie" and "Howdy Doody"!.

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I know I'm a baby boomer because...Image result for CRAWLING BABY GIF"my baby-making days are truly O-V-E-R!!!"

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Wasn't life great?
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Oh yes! I lived on my roller skates.
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And no one discussed politics!
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Me too!
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Look at that...I had the same posters and a few more like Earth Wind and Fire, The Doors, Aerosmith and for some reason I knew every word to the Monkees theme song...lol
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The closer I get to 65-the more information I search on retirement and each day I get up to go to work, I take stock and have realized that financially, it would be better for me to retire than to continue to work every 2 weeks collecting a paycheck.

There are so many things I missed out on during my career. I think people do not realize how much we work each day and how much of our lives are taken up by working hard and although I am grateful for having a great job, physically most of us know when to move forward and move on.

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