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Old 11-04-2011, 07:52 AM   #29
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We are at Distant Drums RV Resort in Camp Verde, AZ this morning. We have 14 Airstreams here now and we expect another dozen or more to show up today. Last night a large group had dinner at the Casino across the road.

It's party time!
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Old 11-04-2011, 08:33 AM   #30
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Welcome to the good life. Agree with Andy on finding time to do all the stuff you "put off 'til retirement"! See you down the road.

Party on....

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Old 11-04-2011, 08:37 AM   #31
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Best Wishes RICHARD!

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You are where I will be in 3 years (I'm already chomping at the bit).
Best Wishes to you and enjoy your retirement!! Keep us posted.
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Old 11-04-2011, 09:08 AM   #32
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The first thing I did was tear up the honey-do list. There's time for all that -- and fun too.

Congratulations Richard!
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Old 11-04-2011, 09:42 AM   #33
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Congrats Richard!

Funny thing this week...I went to renew my Drivers License and realized that my next renewal is due after my planned retirement date.

Not that I'm counting down or anything...but I can tell you the # of months, days, hours, minutes and seconds...

Now your full time job is to send photos from cool camping locations.
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Old 11-04-2011, 09:46 AM   #34
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Wow! Wonderful. Congrats on your new status
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Old 11-04-2011, 09:50 AM   #35
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Hey Richard...Congratulations on the milestone. Enjoy!!!
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Old 11-04-2011, 10:00 AM   #36
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Way to go Richard. Now, instead of racking up work days, you'll be racking up the travel miles. Enjoy your new schedule, oh sorry, you don't have one! Hope to see everyone tomorrow at DD.

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Old 11-04-2011, 10:12 AM   #37
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Congrrats, Richard. Be sure to remember to keep the chore list down and keep some blocks of time free so you can travel.

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Old 11-04-2011, 10:13 AM   #38
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Retirement

Richard,

Congratulations! My wife and I both retired last summer, July 31st to be exact and we hit the road on August 7th for about a three month road trip.

I had actually retired about 10 years ago but continued to work in little jobs to stay busy while I waited for the wife to pull the plug.

We found it was almost a necessity to hit the road and start the road trip. It gave my wife a distinct break in her life. I think if we'd just stayed home it would have been too hard for her to really know she was retired. We spoke of that often in the trip and if we had to do it over again we'd do the exact same thing.

It's a joy to wake up in the morning and know you can add another week to the trip, you can drive back roads at 45 mph and not have to get on the interstate to get home in time.

Enjoy!!!
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Happy trails! Now life really begins......
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Congratulations on your new life. Happy travels.
I am 24 months from my magic date after 34 years in aerospace.
I hope I'll be able to make it, it is very different now a days.
Best of luck to you
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Richard -

congrats on your retirement and start of a new FUN stage of life.

sorry we couldn't join you all up there for the party but some of us still have to work - "doggone mumble, mumble #%&*@#$ job" - even if only for a few more years.

so - happy trails and safe travels!!

jon & deb

- p.s. we are trying to swing the New Year's rally. keeping fingers crossed.
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