Thursday, October 31, 2013

'The trouble with retirement is you never get a day off'.

Apropos yesterday's blog entry, apparently, there is at least one other version with a different 10th "commandment". Here it is:

10. Pray always and focus on your eternal life. You will definitely leave everything behind, a final journey detached from burden and care.

Be more accepting that, sooner, not later, you will croak. Prepare your swan song with a humble and contrite heart. If you believe in a merciful and loving God, there is no need to strut like a star. Nobody is.


Meanwhile, I found this retirement-themed ad intriguing...

Ah, who wouldn't want to have such an activity-filled retirement? Then I looked more carefully at the pic:

If this is the "before" pic, I wonder what the "after" pic is like? All I can say is that, the advice with regard to horses anyway, is to keep a safe distance from their behinds. Fatalities have been known from kicks from horses' hind legs.


I like Cate Blanchett's quote on her being constantly on the verge of retirement:

But the reality is reflected in these two recent headlines...

... and this (typical) bank ad giving us a paltry interest rate for our hard-earned money:


I'll wrap up with this link that has a series of retirement quotes. Some are quite good (including the one in the header):

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