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Old 08-10-2014, 10:22 AM   #21
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I usually try to have a plan for things I do, retirement included. But the plan rarely survives long once I start doing the thing. I call it revising the plan, but really there are so many changes because I always know so much more once I am immersed in the thing. Maybe I'm just a really bad planner, but I think the plan isn't bad, it's just as much background knowledge as could be collected before actual immersion.

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Old 08-12-2014, 04:16 PM   #22
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Old 08-12-2014, 04:34 PM   #23
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The planning has been all about the financials, health insurance, etc. That has been years in the making. I have some general ideas about how I want to spend my time but need time first and foremost to decompress.

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