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Old 07-31-2011, 06:46 PM   #21
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After one last long day (even a little overtime) I am officially retired!

More later, too tired, but I made it!
Remember my last long day well. That final walk down the hall, turning my my badge, computer and stuff and out the door I went.

Relax, enjoy and congratulations!!
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Old 07-31-2011, 06:50 PM   #22
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Have fun for the rest of your life, you ( and all those here on this forum ) have certainly deserved this.
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Old 08-01-2011, 03:19 PM   #23
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Congratulations! The fact that you had to work overtime on your last day is what caught my eye here. I can't start to imagine how that must have felt. Get some rest and report back on how it's going. You will love it.
Much thanks to everyone for the good wishes! I don't know any of you personally but feels like I have some friends and kindred spirits. A very nice feeling. Also I spent a lot of time reading on this forum and that was very key to my plans working out the way they have!

I'm not getting caught up on any sleep just yet. I seem to wake up with the sun in the morning with this silly grin on my face thinking why would I waste another hour in bed? Very different and very nice so far.
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Old 08-01-2011, 08:59 PM   #24
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About time! What have you been doing anyway?

Congrats, sorry, had to post the above. You won't regret it.
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Old 08-01-2011, 09:50 PM   #25
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Congratulations Paddy from a fellow 7/29er!
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Old 08-02-2011, 04:18 PM   #26
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Congratulations! Well done!

I am jealous .
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Old 08-02-2011, 04:51 PM   #27
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Old 08-02-2011, 08:39 PM   #28
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Old 08-03-2011, 12:19 AM   #29
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Congrats, Paddy. I remember my last day back in 2008. I was nearly in tears as I got off the train for the last time and walked home from the station. When I entered my apartment, I dropped my tote bag, threw up my arms, and yelled, "I'M FREE!"

I still get chills just recalling that day and trip home.

Welcome to what will be the best part of your life.
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Old 08-03-2011, 05:23 AM   #30
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Old 08-03-2011, 07:22 AM   #31
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After one last long day (even a little overtime) I am officially retired!

More later, too tired, but I made it!
Added you to the list The Class of 2011, we (or you) can add your age if you're so inclined. Congrats!
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