Retirement Talk

WHAT to do with the rest of your life?


Del Lowery
"Retirement Talk is an audio podcast (written script a click away) intended to help people who are retired, or considering retirement, to examine their own lives. We will consider an active retirement life in all its facets - not just financial. A retirement life-style that has been considered  carefully is our goal. We want to encourage thought and action." Del Lowery - Host

484 The Coffee Shop

Good habits are not easily established. But once in place they serve us well. When my work life would not allow it going to a coffee shop on a regular basis is something of which I dreamed. Retirement afforded me the opportunity to fulfill that dream and I leaped.

483 1000 Months

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What we are doing with our life comes into very clear focus when we retire. We no longer have school or a job dictating to us. We can choose. It does require that we make a conscious effort with our mind as to what we do with our limited time. And that limited time is getting shorter all the while.

482 Kindness, Gentleness and Compassion


Retirement brings with it time to consider what we really think is important in life. It gives us time to focus on what we believe has been our strengths and weaknesses. Now we can choose to be the person we have always wanted to be.


481 Small Is Beautiful


"Small Is Beautiful" is one of my favorite books. I read it perhaps 40 years ago and it left a lasting mark. Retirement gives us more time to consider what really matters in life. Some of our views of life can be summed up in seemingly simple terms.


Road Trip USA Series Many retired folks dream of taking an extended road trip across America. Follow us as we plan our trips and actually ride the road. There are two trips taken and described:

A. Western, Southern and Southeastern Edge of America

B. American West

C. West Coast and East of the Sierra & Cascade Mountains

Related Resources:

"The Voice of SOAR" is a podcast for members of the Steelworkers Organization of Active Retirees that is maintained by Charlie Averill. Charlie offers a strong political voice concerning retired folks and politics - insightful and passionate.


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