The Travel Bug

First Reader and I have traveled a lot of the United States, in the car, or on our motorcycles. Our first road trip was right after Christmas the first year we were together. We spent a little more than two weeks traveling around the Midwest, visiting friends, and reconnecting with my kids. That trip set … Continue reading The Travel Bug


So, I’m “retired.” What does that mean exactly? For one, it means that I have a whole lot more time on my hands. The trick will be to figure out how to fill that time in a meaningful manner. My brain is all atwitter with ways I could fill said time, but I tend to … Continue reading Ch-Ch-Changes


(C) 2018 JJ ShaunOn the road to retirement. Two weeks ago, my supervisor informed me that the Visible Means of Support™ has eliminated my position. As of today, I am retired—that's my term, not theirs. I've known for some time that this "action" was coming, so First Reader and I took steps to soften the … Continue reading Tawanda!