Who said semi-retirement is easy!!

Minte

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It's been over 2 years now with my permanent *retirement* schedule.. Monday,Tuesday and most Thursdays at the office. The rest of the time keeping our 20 acre property looking like a park. To keep it real, it's been fantastic. But I am now always, really busy!!
 

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Sounds like my perfect retirement. Keep working the same job....three days a week instead of six.....


Enjoy your 'retirement', Minte
 

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Nice to see you back Minte.

I don't believe working around the property can be counted as "work". Might seem like it on the odd occasion, but would you have it man other way?

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Good to see you back Minte.

Retirement is fun, wish the health was better to enjoy it.

:) Can't have everything I suppose.
 

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You said it was easy, didn't you?

Welcome back Minte.

Do some of the work at the compound, let hired help do the rest. :thumb:
Mrs. and I do everything that isn't high risk of death or dismemberment. I have been working on cutting all the dead Ash trees ,up to about 20 inches in diameter. Anything larger I call in the professionals.
 

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Sounds great to me! Glad you dropped in!
 

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The first time I retired (about age 32), I was miserable. Everyone I knew was working. So, I went back to work. Honestly, I prefer working (and being the boss) to being full-time retired. I might cutback my involvement, but I don't see me doing a full retirement mode, ever.
 

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Nice to hear from you, Minte. Been a while. Glad to hear life is treating you well.

Winding down my life now and prepping for a ride into the sunset and enjoying the rest of life without any type of business, work, or other such nonsense.

Can you imagine your life without the Mon/Tue/Thu part? I know that I sure can.
 

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Living in the sticks has really been a lifestyle change. A year ago March I bought a John Deere 1025 tractor. Since then I've put about 20 hours total in my cars. 340 hours in the tractor. And I don't use it for mowing lawn.
 

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Nice to hear from you, Minte. Been a while. Glad to hear life is treating you well.

Winding down my life now and prepping for a ride into the sunset and enjoying the rest of life without any type of business, work, or other such nonsense.

Can you imagine your life without the Mon/Tue/Thu part? I know that I sure can.
I don't think I would be such a warm and lovely fellow if I couldn't work in the company. I like the grounds keeping but wouldn't want to make it my job. The upside is, I haven't been in this good of shape since I was in the army/
 

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Living in the sticks has really been a lifestyle change. A year ago March I bought a John Deere 1025 tractor. Since then I've put about 20 hours total in my cars. 340 hours in the tractor. And I don't use it for mowing lawn.
That's interesting... I remember the pix of your new home, beautiful. And, with that much acreage, it's almost a full time job. I imagine it's quite a challenge.

We're going in a different direction.... Beachfront property. Almost no maintenance. And, between Labor Day and Memorial Day it's like living in the sticks. We may get a couple more for supplemental income. But, I really don't want to deal with RE management. That's too much like work.
 

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Sounds like my perfect retirement. Keep working the same job....three days a week instead of six.....


Enjoy your 'retirement', Minte
This...^^^

We've been crunching a few numbers to see if I could pull it off......
 

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The first time I retired (about age 32), I was miserable. Everyone I knew was working. So, I went back to work. Honestly, I prefer working (and being the boss) to being full-time retired. I might cutback my involvement, but I don't see me doing a full retirement mode, ever.
This. Although I did most of my retirement before the age of 32.:laugh2:
 

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Good to see you around, welcome back! It's funny how sometimes retirement can end up being busier. :laugh2: But it's great to be able to work on your own home and property. Congrats and enjoy!
 




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