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Old 09-30-2010, 09:24 PM   #1
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I've visited this forum for many years, mostly lurking. This was my last day at the office as chief of police to my small Cape Cod town. I've been in this business for around 41 years. First twenty in the NYPD, last twenty here. I've enjoyed my run. No money worries. Wife and I are healthy. I'm looking for something productive to do. A buddy runs a law office and would like me to head up a small "division" (really small, don't want to make the job sound like more then it is). We're talking about it.

Just thought I'd share.

Luck to all,

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Old 09-30-2010, 09:29 PM   #2
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You should take a writing course and write some detective novels.
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Old 09-30-2010, 09:33 PM   #3
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Hi Rich! I remember you....

Congratulations on your retirement!!!!!
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Old 09-30-2010, 09:35 PM   #4
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You should take a writing course and write some detective novels.
Published four books over the years (one fiction, three non-fiction). Nice for the ego, but little else. Professional writing is really in a transition period with the various electronic media and web services out there.

I also do some professional photography, which I enjoy.


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Old 09-30-2010, 10:02 PM   #5
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Published four books over the years (one fiction, three non-fiction). Nice for the ego, but little else. Professional writing is really in a transition period with the various electronic media and web services out there.

I also do some professional photography, which I enjoy.

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Congrats - both are great accomplishments. I really wish I had the ability to write a book. I am envious. You should do well in retirement.
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Congratulations. I have 45 working days to go. I put up a countdown calendar in my office this week.
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Old 10-01-2010, 06:42 AM   #8
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You sound very blessed with talents! Congratulations on your retirement. Retiring in Cape Cod sounds pretty darn perfect. (My DH is from Topsfield, MA).

Keep us posted on how this goes for you. I love reading about folks spend their days. <sigh>


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Congratulations! I love Cape Cod - do you plan to stay there? I'd love to see some of your photos.
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Congratulations! I love Cape Cod - do you plan to stay there? I'd love to see some of your photos.
Yup, we'll stay in town. Very nice place. I'll post some photos for you.








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Yes, congrats from me, too. It sounds like you have things very well in hand.
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Old 10-06-2010, 07:11 PM   #16
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