Originally Posted by Finance Dave
I don't miss the old job a bit. I spend much more time on my hobbies now (woodworking, musclecars, financial planning, travel, craft beer tasting).
I've found that things like woodworking and home improvement projects are a key to a successful retirement. These sorts of pursuits provide opportunities for learning and creativity, like I used to have in the workplace, but now on my own terms. And the beneficiaries of the end result are now myself and my DW, rather than some corporate customer.