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No Power – No Problem

All photos taken on September 5, 2022.

Just because we did not have power (and wi-fi) did not mean we could not enjoy our stay in PLR. I continued my morning tradition of a walk down to the lake. It seemed a bit less smoky today, with high scattered clouds.

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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.

10 thoughts on “No Power – No Problem

    1. The mix of sun and clouds some day is mesmerizing. The whole day was a mixed bag of weather, you never knew what was coming or when. The drops on the handrails and chairs were very interesting, like an art gallery outdoors. Thanks for reading Leighton. Allan

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  1. I love nothing more than a vacation without wi-fi and actually spending some decent time with my family. Nowadays many people are so addicted to their telephones they cannot go more than five minutes without picking them up, tapping, thumbing and peering down. We managed before mobile phones. Surely we can again. Thanks for sharing and have a good day 🙂 Aiva xx

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    1. Being present is always good. It did put a delay in my blogging, but I was lucky to have all my posts scheduled for those days. I carried a mobile during the last 13 years of my career. I seldom pick one up these days, but my Patty is connected. Thanks for reading and your thoughts Aiva. Allan

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    1. I was actually lucky on that count. We carry a power pack in the car, in case we ever need a boost. I used it to keep my camera and cell phone batteries charged. Being unplugged gave us more time to enjoy where we were. Thanks for reading Lyssy. Have a great Tuesday. Allan


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