I’ve been doing a lot of signings lately for Camp Follower One Army Brat’s Story by Michele Sabad. My retirement life as an author has kept me interested, busy, and happy. As a student of human nature, I didn’t get out in the public much in my former life as a computer programmer, sitting at … More Author Marketing Lesson : Where the Book Buyers Go.
The People you Meet! Such a busy summer for Camp Follower One Army Brat’s Story by Michele Sabad. I made it to London, Ontario; Souris and Winnipeg, Manitoba; Aylmer, Quebec; and of course lots of places around Ottawa for book sales and signings. Here are some fun notes about how these things can go: London, … More Summer Through the Lens
What do “holidays” mean when you’re retired? This is my third summer of retirement, and it finally feels like I need a holiday again! The first summer off just felt like ordinary holidays – travel, rest, drink and eat in restaurants, see tourist sites. The second summer was more of the same but included my … More July – Holidays Month, Retired or Not!
Deadlines, appointments, commitments. Project plans, hours at a desk, phone calls. Invoices, emails, follow-ups. I thought I was retired! Two years now, retired from my paying career in IT. But my suspicion that life is life, people are people, at a paying job or not, is playing out. We are who we are – always … More Retired: End Year 2. Year 3 Writer Begins.
More insights that I could not have imagined while working for a paycheque, taking my youth for granted. Money versus Health? Health. Money represents what we want, what will make us happy, what we strive for in youth. With age, we are happy getting out of bed without a new ache in our back. With … More More Retirement Lessons