No Time to Waste: I Want My Life to Count!

| 7/13/2012 4:07:39 PM

Tags: Rural living, Rural life, Country living, Country life, Retirement, Making time count, Jim Mitchell,

"What do you do with a couple of hours to waste? Hmmm…even though I just finished a round a golf this morning, I think I'll head back to the course and work on making all my 5-footers..."

This was a post from a friend of mine who obviously has a lot of spare time on his hands. He is not working right now. He’s trying to figure out what he wants to do for the rest of his life. So for now he does a lot of golfing.

Now I too enjoy golfing. And I believe in taking time for relaxing endeavors.

But still, I was struck by his question as to what he should do as he had "a couple of hours to waste."

To waste?

While we all need to have down time, if we find out that we have a lot of spare time on our hands we have some choices to make.

7/19/2012 2:38:56 PM

Jim, I'm with you. Retirement is not for the faint of heart. That's when the real busy schedule begins. I spend my time helping others with things that they don't really know how to do or fix. I have become the go to guy in the neighborhood when something needs a little attention. Gardening has become my passion and therefore much time is spent outside tending the yard and garden. What used to be a chore to hurry up and get done has now become a something to be enjoyed. Have a great retired day.

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