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Old 04-26-2013, 08:46 AM   #1
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Last morning getting up before 5 am...

... Unless I'm watching the sunrise from my campsite.

Odd, I'm really not feeling anything. No joy, no trepidation: just another day except I'm not really doing anything.

I thought I'd be happy or nervous or something. Not even impatient for the workday to end.

Guess I'm just well-balanced.

Or off balance.

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Old 04-26-2013, 08:54 AM   #2
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Old 04-26-2013, 09:11 AM   #3
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Well, hey, I am sure excited FOR you! I didn't get to choose a retirement date, so I am vicariously enjoying what everyone else does.

I hope the day gets better. The ones to follow surely will.
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Old 04-26-2013, 09:12 AM   #5
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I bet you will feel some joy at the end of the day!
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Congrats! I'm sure you will be smiling Sunday evening and esp Monday morning when you can sleep in
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Congratulations ! Don't worry about not having any feelings - you'll have them soon enough - feelings of JOY !!!
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"It is finished."

Thanks for all the well wishes. NOW I'm feeling really good!

Going out to dinner at a nice steak house which we will never be able to afford again *grin*
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Told you that you would feel some joy at the end of the day! Congrats and welcome to the best club around!!
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Old 04-26-2013, 08:31 PM   #16
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Congratulations! I suspect the reason you weren't feeling anything earlier is because it is overwhelming. What a huge accomplishment it is to finally be able to retire! It is something most people spend their entire adult life working toward and some people never make it.

I hope you enjoy many, many sunrises from your campsite!
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Thank you all. DW is helping out a friend Monday, but I think Tuesday we'll load up the camper and go somewhere. Flip a coin to choose a compass point and go...
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I'm right there with ya, good luck and enjoy!
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Nice. Good long living ahead. NO STRESS.
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Please post a picture of that first campsite sunrise!
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