I am not planning to retire this summer, even though, perish the thought, I shall be old enough. I enjoy my work too much even to contemplate the notion. In addition, I’m a bit scared of all that potential unscheduled time.

But it must come some time so I’m grateful to that prolific writer, Anon, for these encouraging thoughts:

Recreation’s purpose is not to kill time,
but to make life,

not to keep a person occupied,
but to keep them refreshed;

not to offer an escape from life,
but to provide a discovery of life.

So now I’ll turn off the computer and …