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To Those Of You Dreaming Of Retirement - Think Twice!!!!!!

16 November 2012, 08:30
Yesterday was a beautiful day. I had Franmore Electric come out and do some electrical work on the house.

They installed a light in the study and had to innovate when the light did not come with a switch. They had to fix a major problem with no electrical outlet of our auxiliary freezer.

They installed a new sensor on a garage door light. They did an excellent and professional job. I then went to the post office and took care of mailing some Christmas cards.

It was a long line and a lot of hassles. Now my back is out after all of the lifting I had to do yesterday to begin the process of defrosting the small freezer. This is not what I thought retirement would be. It is a lot of hard work and little appreciation.
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