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Two Days in One

For the last twelve years, when we wake in the morning, I go out and get the newspaper while Elaine makes the coffee. We read the paper and drink our coffee then she goes to quilting and I head for the garden or to the computer.

At noon she rings the dinner bell. After lunch, we take a ninety minute nap.

When we waken, Elaine makes the coffee while I get the mail. We read the mail and drink our coffee. She then goes to her quilt room while I head to the garden or the computer.

At dinner time she rings the dinner bell. After dinner we read or watch a movie.

The point is this. With a nice nap, each day turns into two. So with that way of thinking, we've actually been retired 24 years rather than twelve.

Try it, you might just like it.

I wish those teabaggers could learn to enjoy life half as much. They have the money. They have the education. They just seem so sad and angry all the time.

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