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    Sumanitu taka owaci LittleBigMan's Avatar
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    Compressed time

    "I can't wait until I retire," I heard him say. "Only 10 more years in this place..."



    (I'm enjoying my years cycling, right now! :thumbup: )
    No worries

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    Every lane is a bike lane Chris L's Avatar
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    Ah yes, the greatest irony in life, no doubt. "I can wait until I retire", then when he/she retires "I wish I was 30 again".
    "I am never going to flirt with idleness again" - Roy Keane
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    Around now and then DnvrFox's Avatar
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    Don't "wait" for anything. Do it now when you can. Recently, I have seen too many situations of rather severe medical problems causing an inability to do what you waited to do when retired.

    Do it now.
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    RAGBRAI. Need I say more? Steele-Bike's Avatar
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    Last week, one of the big bosses at work died of a heart attack at the age of 52.

    I wonder what he had been waiting to do?

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    Originally posted by DnvrFox
    Do it now.
    No worries

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    Sumanitu taka owaci LittleBigMan's Avatar
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    Originally posted by Steele-Bike
    Last week, one of the big bosses at work died of a heart attack at the age of 52.

    I wonder what he had been waiting to do?
    52 is incredibly young.
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    Every lane is a bike lane Chris L's Avatar
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    Originally posted by Pete Clark

    52 is incredibly young.
    Only a year younger than my grandfather was. He was waiting to retire, too.
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    [I been retired since I was 48, now just turned 53, and just getting into recumbents. Not brought one yet, but the R 40 the A10 , the VREX and the Tiger look inviting..any suggestions, Thanx Gang!!

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    Originally posted by Chris L
    Ah yes, the greatest irony in life, no doubt. "I can wait until I retire", then when he/she retires "I wish I was 30 again".
    Simple solution: Retire at 30.
    If we learn from our mistakes, I must be a goddamn genius.

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    Retirement is a thing of the mind...

    I say, retire from the "rat race," but stay involved in life-giving things until the last minute!

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    No worries

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    Carfree since '82. Grrr! JonR's Avatar
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    I don't regret retiring at 59 (December '99)--I only wish I could have retired at, oh, say, nineteen....

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