So here I am all retired now–It’s been over a month–and I have all sorts of plans. Like starting a new blog. Getting back into music production. Housey projects. Taking lots of hikes with our puppy dog. Gardening.
I admit I am a bit embarrassed that I had all but abandoned my other site, kellycarpentermusic.com, these past six years. But for all intents and purposes, other than gigging with a few bands, I have not done much music since I went back to IT work.
So, I have plans.
Meanwhile, a friend of mine who retired two months before me told me how he mostly naps a lot. Napping? Not me!
Or so I thought.
It turns out that I have been taking a lot of naps lately.
I have heard from other retirees that the first year of retirement is challenging. I live in a constant tension of feeling I need to be doing something productive versus feeling like that pillow is my new friend. I have found that I am not alone.
So, as much as I would like to impress with daily blogging and cranking out a bunch of new music and building that new wing on our house…
It seems that I need to….. slow….. down….
Speaking of, here is that classic bit from Taxi…