A friend smiles in delight atop a small mountain.
Last night I sat with the dozen or so women members of my long standing women's group, discussing our lives. These days, the topic is often retirement -- when, if ever, this life change will arrive and what we'll do when it does. Those who have already retired (not me!) run the gamut from hyper-involved in the life of their communities to busily exploring inner depths they'd never had time for when employment ruled their schedules.
Maybe we should all be pondering the wisdom of cartoonist and satirist Tim Krieder writing in the New York Times Opinionator series:
This is definitely a "go read it all" essay. The guy has a vision I can get behind.