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What do YOU do in retirement?

DH retired 6 years ago. I worked from home or on the road 20-25 hours a week for his first two years of his retirement. Then I cut back to 5 hours a week for another two years and I've been retired for two years now.

We sleep in. We try and pick up our grandchild from school once a week & go to his swimming practices when we are home. We go on our grandchild's field trips & school events when possible. We try and do our 3 mile walk several times a week and it's so nice to be able to do that during the warmest part of the day in the winter months.

The best part of being retired is the travel! We take off in our RV in the fall for 4 - 10 weeks depending on what else is going on. We usually do a spring RV trip too, but it's usually not as long. We've taken two cruises so far and loved them both. One was to Alaska and this year we did a 20 Panama Canal cruise. We had driven to the 49 continental states so last year we flew to Hawaii. I do all the travel research and let me tell you that is TIME consuming! I spent two months just doing research on VBRO places to stay for the Hawaii trip.

Utahtea
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