Out Of My Comfort Zone

Out Of My Comfort Zone

I’ve been kind of stifled on what to write.  I’ve missed a couple of days and I want to make sure I don’t lose my writing habit.  So today’s piece may never become a post but at least I did some writing.

I am moving to Florida.

Moving south to warmer climates has always been a dream of my wife and myself for a number of years and now we own a home within walking distance of the beach in a location where the water never freezes and the snow never flies.

We own a home that is less than two blocks from one of my best friends.  I am very excited about being able to work with him after being apart for over twenty five years. Continue reading

Life Has Phases

Life Has Phases

My wife and I are on the verge of going south.

We own a home in Florida and our home up north is under contract to be sold.  We have to be out in about two months.  Then we can start a new chapter in our life together.

There was a point when I thought living where I currently reside was the final chapter in my life.

Some people probably think it should be.  They think I should just be content to work the job I’ve been working for 27 years until I retire and then sit in my current house and wait for death.  And maybe I felt that way about five years ago.

The problem was when I thought about it from the standpoint of this is it, this is as good as it gets, I became terribly depressed. Continue reading