Retirement is a time for contemplation, study, travel, kids and grandkids, and doing things you may not have had time to do while grappling for a buck. A hobby can keep the mind active in retirement and I guess I have a few. Music and writing are just two things I enjoy.
I have a curious mind, which is why my business life was more concerned with learning new things; consequently I owned businesses or worked in areas totally unrelated to each other. This was consistent with my philosophy that life is like a buffet table and I wanted to sample as many experiences as I could before reaching the cashier.
All this is to say that I never run out of topics that interest me and things I want to write about. However, it is becoming more and more difficult to avoid what I consider the elephant in the room – that being the destruction of
her moral constructs, economic power, educational system, weakened military,
social and racial divisions, and the joke we have become on the global scene.
In a nutshell, I think it’s time for me to take a respite. I’ll keep my blog up for those who enjoy reading my stuff, because there are close to 150 articles in the archives under three categories. By the time anyone who is interested has read them all, I may have decided to get back at it. In the meantime, pray for
Thanks to all of you for reading my posts. Who knows – when Gayle and I are snowed in this winter and I can’t ride my motorcycles and travel, I may get back at it. Writing sure beats shoveling snow.