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Yesterday …

February 8, 2016

12654539_1006882276025110_8952197463247749662_nYesterday was my birthday; I celebrated 66 years and still working more or less full time. I enjoy my job and have no desire to retire in the near future; mainly because my lifestyle requires a reasonable income.

Yet, my mother 30 years my senior gave up work at 60; her employment was menial and hard so she deserved some rest. My mother- in- law only 22 years older gave up sooner when she could not cope with the increased technology.  

For my mother,  I was sad she worked very hard to make ends met and smile at the other when I consider the daily new technology and not embracing it, is not an option now.

Although my job is not hard or stressful and the money nice to have, I would enjoy a rest; on the other hand I do celebrate the joy of technology and the joys of creativity and it’s, as yet forbidden fruit, a lot more … am I alone?

My dad in the picture with me, died over twenty years ago; as master craftsman was very practical and also was not so taken with the need for new technology. 

2 Comments leave one →
  1. February 8, 2016 4:03 pm

    Happy Birthday! I think one of the secrets to eternal youth is eternal learning!

    • February 8, 2016 7:17 pm

      Yes!! I agree … Having a dose on a Monday Afternoon is also a bonus! xx

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