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Off to a Good Start

All photos taken on September 4, 2022.

After the smoky day yesterday, we were worried we may be bathed in smoke again today. But, it was not so bad. As the day warmed, the haze lifted and blue skies appeared. This was going to be a good day…or so we thought…

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Published by kagould17

Not much to tell. After working for 3 companies over 43+ years (38 years 7 months with my last company), I finally got that promotion I had waited my entire career for……retirement. I have been exploring this new career for the past 7+ years and while it is not always exciting, the chance to do what I want for myself and my family instead of what my company wants has been very fulfilling. Early on, there was a long list of projects in my “to-do” hopper and I attacked these projects with a vengeance for the first 9 months of retirement. Eventually, my brain told me that this was not what retirement was about, so it took me another 5 months before my industriousness again took over and I attacked another line of projects, this time somewhat shorter and less complicated, as well as many new projects related to the family weddings in 2016. After going hard for 6 weeks and 3 weddings, my body was telling me to relax, then the flu bug hit and as soon as that was done with me, my sciatic acted up. No rest for the wicked. In 2020 and 2021, the Covid 19 pandemic changed the whole retirement gig. I was lucky to not be still working, for sure. I enjoy photography, gardening, working with my hands, walking, cycling, skiing, travelling, reading and creating special photo and video productions obtained in my first pastime. I may never become wealthy in any of these pursuits, but I already feel I am rich in life experiences far beyond any expectation.

8 thoughts on “Off to a Good Start

    1. It is always a welcome view from many places in Jasper. We have rented the kayaks before, but did not on this trip. They are a good way to get a different point of view and enjoy the lake. Thanks for reading Lyssy. Allan

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    1. Yeah, our next September visit is already booked. Hopefully, no wildfire this time. And more ducks and squirrels for me to fill my time with. Thanks so much for reading and commenting Lieghton. Allan

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