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January 2013 Blog Posts (2)

bye, bye, so long

So long, bye, bye, its time to move on. What started as a means to focus on my dream while enhancing my writing skills is ending with the light at the end of the tunnel. Just as soon as I can rid my house of my most precious possessions and tidy up my financing arrangements, I am out of a comfortably numb existence into a strange new world. With adventure and romance calling to me a life at sea, I bid thee a heartfelt good bye.

 

Thanks for your encouragement these past few…

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Added by Marlene Anne Sassaman on January 11, 2013 at 4:43am — 2 Comments

ehrlikda, sherlika,

Ay, forget relaxing; who can relax at a time like this. The housing market is sinking which puts my investments on par with a dear friend who lives in the buy hi, sell lo world of bad decision making. Its not my fault the country's economy is killing the locals due to cuts in the space program. Maybe it is my fault based on my voting habits. Either way, today was my first day of real retirement. While my colleagues went back to school I spent 14 hours organizing for a sailing departure of…

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Added by Marlene Anne Sassaman on January 7, 2013 at 9:00pm — No Comments

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