One year ago tomorrow I quit my job as Public Relations and Marketing Director of a fine arts center. I wasn’t old enough to retire. I didn’t start collecting a … Continue reading Retirement: My One Year Anniversary
Everyone who had retired before me said it would take a year to get settled. I now know what they meant I left my job 10 months ago. I wasn’t … Continue reading Early Retirement: Ten Months In
On October 9, 2015, I worked the last day at my job. I had loved the job for 12 years but things were changing, the job was getting harder, and health … Continue reading Fifteen Weeks of “Retirement”
“What do you do with all of your free time?!” People ask me that question and I find it difficult to explain that having too much free time is not, … Continue reading One Month Without a Job and Loving All That Free Time!
Time. I find myself with an abundance of it. Two weeks ago, I worked my final day at my full time job. For the next few days I caught myself glancing at the clock, … Continue reading Changing Times
With a new refrigerator sitting empty in the kitchen (the result of my old refrigerator having had the nerve to die the very week I was leaving my job) my daughter … Continue reading I’m Not Going to Work Today: Getting Used to the Idea
Yesterday, I worked my last day. I’m not sure my brain realizes that yet. I didn’t feel like I’d quit my job. I felt like… Friday. Just Friday.
Parkinson’s Disease was not the reason that I began to think about quitting my job. But once I began to take a long look at my life and my situation, I realized just … Continue reading Living With Parkinson’s Disease: Quitting My Sedentary Job
Three down and one to go. That’s how many weeks notice I gave my employer last month when I quit my job. I’m happy to finally be feeling like my time … Continue reading Quitting My Job: The Light At The End Of The Tunnel
I’ve quit my job and given my four weeks notice. Two weeks down and two to go. A co-worker has claimed “dibs” on my office. She is as anxious to … Continue reading Cardboard Boxes and Paper Bags
I have to admit I was warned. I was told by others before me that when I quit my job, I shouldn’t give too much notice. I now understand why. … Continue reading One down, three to go.
Today, I quit my job. No, I don’t have another one. I gave my boss four weeks notice. Was it too much? Too little? Should I have held out another … Continue reading Today I quit my job.