Retirement, what is it?

I will only express my opinion and experiences in this post.

Retirement, what is it?  It is a time when a person can remove themselves from the work force and live off their savings or pensions over the years.  It is also a time for travel and see the beauty of the world and the history of so many countries.  I was lucky to be stationed in Europe when I was in the military and I was able to travel Germany and WOW, so much history and beauty.  When I was in the Navy, we went to so many ports around the world and I was able to view cultures and some of the histories of the area where we visited.  Around the world three times.

When I quit working in 2007, I have been able to enjoy some travel, but I also spent a lot of time taking care of my Step Dad, and also myself as we both had a cancer and other problems that we were not able to get out all that much.  Domestication I guess I can call it.  I am lucky that I had good incomes after I left the work force to live my life with some kind of happiness.

Retirement, as I see it.

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