no special place to be
such a free feeling
I want more like days
where the only one I must
consider is me
Selfish? Yes, but I’ve worked all my life since I was 17. I raised an exceptional child til I could not, a husband with cancer, a failed business with a friend – no longer friend, and the list goes on.
Laid off in 2007 when Saks corporate went back to NYC, gave me a 2 year taste of ‘dolce far niente’ (how sweet to do nothing).
I didn’t do 100% nothing. I did what I wanted, when I wanted: Walked the neighborhood every day; wrote and published stories, essays, book reviews; painted and hung 3 art exhibits; etc., etc., etc…
I will be revisiting those days by retiring one way or another in 2013 by or before March 20, 2013. Spring equinox, the first day of Spring – Rebirth of earth and rebirth of me.