BBBC Challenge Day 2

Day 2 of the Brave, Bold, Blogger Challenge (BBBC) issued by my moto-blog friend Kathy, aka Toadmama! 

I am continuing the charge with my second post, on the second (oops, third) day of February! Yippee! Continue reading

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Adventures in the Texas Hill Country – Garner, Utopia and Boerne

Inaugural Retirement trip – Part 7

RV rental, RV research, life back at home; all of this has continued to delay the posts about our wonderful Texas trip, but I am determined to finish it! Dammit…

If you are just joining our Texas journey, you can go back to the beginning here. There are links at the end of each post to the next.

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Adventures in the Texas Hill Country – The Three Sisters

Inaugural Retirement trip – Part 6

Ok, taking my time to publish the ‘rest of this story’ is an understatement…that said, we have now completed our RV test rental, with great success, but I will have to save that bit of news for a future post. *evil grin*

If you are just joining our Texas journey, you can go back to the beginning here. There are links at the end of each post to the next.

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The stars aligned…

Photo credit: www.zdnet.com

Photo credit: http://www.zdnet.com

I have spent almost 30 years in corporate life, with the first ten in the relative security of a large private insurer, and the last 19 and a half in the much more volatile telecommunications industry. Those of you who are familiar will understand living with the quarterly, if not monthly, fear of being impacted by a reduction in force (RIF), lay off, redundancy, or any other fun term you may have heard for losing your job. I was truly fortunate to have survived dozens of these events, plus mergers, bankruptcy, flaming implosion, CEO going to jail, more mergers and acquisitions over almost 20 years.  My husband had lived through years of the same in similar hi-tech industries, although in smaller, start-up companies, before finding his calling in the motorcycle business.

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