Be It Therefore Resolved…

For as long as I can recall, I have always made at least one or two resolutions at the beginning of the new year. There's something about a fresh start and clean slate that makes me feel as if all things are possible. I am careful never to overreach, nor make promises that are unattainable or impractical. …

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Lend Me Your Ears

Among all the many early retirement activities at my disposal -- reading, yoga, cooking, traveling, avoiding all forms of work, etc.-- the one thing I hadn't prepared myself for just yet was the opportunity to meet with medical specialists. But in the space of the last 30 days, Gorgeous and I have been to medical practices for ear nose …

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Identity Crisis

Although it took several months since the news first broke, late last week I received official confirmation from the federal government's Office of Personnel Management (OPM) that my identity is included in the second breach of their system data. I am now twice blessed. Unlike my unwitting participation in the first breach, when individual personnel records of active and …

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