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Old 03-02-2012, 10:26 AM   #21
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I put my daily vitamins in a day of the week container. Now I just need to remember what day of the week it is to take them. Sorta goes round and round.

Retired 6 years, the battery in my watch is dead.
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Old 03-02-2012, 10:28 AM   #22
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I always know when it is Sunday because the newspaper is bigger. Otherwise we ask each other "what the **** day is it?" pretty often. It's when we end up asking each other "who are you?" that I'll begin to worry.
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Old 03-02-2012, 10:41 AM   #23
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Before I retired I suggested to my boss that instead of them giving me a watch, which I would never use, they should go to my favorite neighborhood butcher shop and get me a gift certificate. Well, who'd of thunk....they gave me (drum roll maestro)....a freakin' watch! Plus it's some off-brand piece of cr*p that set 'em back about $25! Haha!!!
I didn't know that companies still gave timepieces as a retirement gift. That sort of thing seems so very much of the last century. My grandfather was given a gold clock when he retired - one of those things with the pendulum consisting of a set of balls that rotate in a horizontal plane. That clock was a fixture on the dresser when I was growing up. It seemed as if all manner of riots and revolution could happen in the world outside, but that clock would always be sitting in exactly the same place on the dresser in my grandparent's house, steadily keeping time.

He retired in the 1960's though, and that was rather a long time ago.
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Old 03-02-2012, 01:52 PM   #24
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Our garbage day is Monday. Neighbor's garbage day is Weds. DW is home Sat and Sun. So I generally have an idea what day it is, but verify by looking at my phone or asking Siri.
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Congrats on your retirement ducky 911 and Oldtrig. I hope that you are enjoying it!
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Old 03-03-2012, 03:25 PM   #26
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Friends gave me one of these when I retired. I use it every day.

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I have used alarm clock 4 times since retiring in Dec '04; have forgotten a few times that it was Monday (trash recycle day).

Have made it a habit to check day/weather every morning.
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Even a stopped dayclock is right once a week.
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I retired a year ago and it drove me crazy not remembering which day of the week it was. I got the day clock it was an instant relief. I'm better now but still have to check it once in a while.
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Days I can sorta reason out. Dates are a mystery.
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