Today is the first day of my "official retirement". Although I'm not old enough to actually collect retirement, I have no plans to return to the 9-5 workplace. Mr. BeachHouse keeps talking about Temp agencies but I just smile and think of long morning walks on the beach and spending lots of time in the garden.
My first big project, so to speak, is to put my house in order. Putting up shelves and organizing my sewing/craft room, cleaning out closets (but not shoes--at least not yet) , clean out and organize the garage, you know-all those things you put off when you are doing the 9-5 everyday.
I am so happy to be entering this phase of my life. I've been looking forward to it for many years and I do feel very blessed that I am able to do it. We will be going from a dual income household to a single income household, which will take some adjustments, especially in the "shoe shopping" department. But then again all I really need now are
Now off I go to enjoy the first day of the rest of my life!