We had so many. Every avenue had its own welcome mat. We ignored chances, peed opportunities away …
We were young, knew everything, we ignored most advice and warnings. Took our path. As if it was the only one. Survived. Many thrived – leapt obstacles, made sharp turns, branched out – but never once went back to square one.
On life’s Monopoly board, how often did we return to GO, roll again, and start again?
Middle aged boomers settle for three final dice-rolls: retirement planning, retirement and death
Roll again. Unfulfilled dreams. New ones.
Life is a board game – not a bored game.
Our potential is better than ever. Our actuarial curve might not be trending well, but everything else is looking pretty exciting from where I sit. Roll again.
See where you land …
written / published from Calgary, AB
morning walk: 5C/42F, light rain (been raining all night), Gusta is drenched, I’m dry (thank you Gore-tex) and the prospects for a chilly hunker down weekend are good – time for cooking, reading and some work …
Yes we are so far away. The modern media lets us see almost everything instantly, especially the negative. I believe we are headed in the right direction but, even as millions change, there are billions in this world. Very few of our elected representatives will do anything about what you are talking about. There are other things on their mind. Getting re-elected, money. But I believe we are changing. LH, Lethbridge, AB
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