Retirement Career

Just the other day I was talking about changing careers, and today I come across this article on CNN about finding a retirement career that you’ll love.  What ‘coinkidink’!  J and I were talking about my decision during our morning run yesterday, and through our conversation I realized that I don’t ever want to retire at age 40 (I would be so bored out of my mind if I had nothing to do and with no structure in my life), but instead work ‘through’ my retirement years doing something I enjoy even if it means downshifting.  J and I are fortunate enough to have saved prodigiously during our working years to permit this kind of opportunity.  Now the hard part is to decide whether I want to be a protection vs. interpretive park ranger.  The future is already looking brighter…

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3 Responses to Retirement Career

  1. Juin says:

    I didn't realize there were 2 types of park rangers. be the one that will let you run up and down the canyon, or half dome, helping people out (or rescuing them).

  2. L.Y. says:

    Yeah, I'm trying to figure out which ones those are. They don't seem to fit either description. I just want to hike all day.

  3. Juin says:

    How about Glacier National Park? That place looks beautiful. I'm sure cold, though. Or Zion or Bryce? I'm very envious.

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