Author Archives: Imperfect Minimalist

Live with Less

“Live with less, to make room for more.”  I have decided to sell my home of 12 years and move into a two-bedroom apartment.  This is my 8th house and I am just DONE!  I am done with the mortgage, … Continue reading

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On September 6, 2012, I had an aortic dissection and came very close to dying.  Only 25% of the people with dissections survive.  I was lucky and truly blessed! It took two years after surgery to become stable enough for … Continue reading

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My New Favorite Place

Since I have some health issues to contend with, I make it a daily routine to go to the “fitness center”.  This center is part of our local hospital and is a full gym with pool, sauna, etc. but also … Continue reading

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What day is it?

It has now been two full months since my retirement.  I wanted to wait a while before I wrote how my new life is progressing.  I have been working steadily for over 50 years with the longest downtime being no … Continue reading

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Countdown to Retirement

My retirement is 3 days away!  The original plan was to work until the end of October to train my replacement but 6 weeks is just too long.  Last week, we agreed I would be off today and work Tuesday … Continue reading

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Retiring “again”!

I retired from corporate America in 2008. Then the great recession hit and my investment portfolio tanked – as everyone’s did. Not knowing whether my funds would last, I accepted a part time position working in the golf industry and … Continue reading

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“Catching Up” again!!

The last time I posted was November 2014.  I lost interest when there were so many things going on in my life.  This is “another” catch up blog. In January 2015, I decided my home was going to be my … Continue reading

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