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Old 12-16-2017, 02:07 PM   #1
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Kawhead is retired!!!!!!

The date is actually sometime in the middle of February when my vacation days expire, but hell, it feels like retirement already!!!

The air is sweeter, the sky is a bluer North Carolina Blue, womens is beautifuler!!!!!!! Money is greener,,,,,,, well, I reckon it is. I ain't got to look at.


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Old 12-16-2017, 02:32 PM   #2
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Congrats on the retirement

You will love the extra riding time you now have
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Old 12-16-2017, 02:41 PM   #3
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I retired last year and have not missed going to work, not for a second.
After 49 years of doing a physical job I was more than ready to retire.
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Old 12-16-2017, 02:55 PM   #4
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Welcome to the club Kawhead !!!


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Old 12-16-2017, 03:38 PM   #5
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Old 12-16-2017, 04:57 PM   #6
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now you will have 6 Saturdays and one Sunday congrats
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Old 12-16-2017, 05:32 PM   #7
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now you will have 6 Saturdays and one Sunday congrats
And 5 of those Saturdays others will be working so less traffic on the back roads.
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Old 12-16-2017, 05:37 PM   #8
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Wow, happy for you. Congrats Mike.
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Old 12-16-2017, 06:00 PM   #9
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it also means you can take a week going to a rally stay a week and take a week to get home
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Old 12-16-2017, 07:56 PM   #10
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Good for you Mike. I'm sure you'll find something to occupy your time.
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Old 12-16-2017, 09:05 PM   #11
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Congratulations Mike. Now you can finish all your hunny do's, lol.
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Old 12-16-2017, 10:12 PM   #12
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Congrats. Once you get into the swing of retirement, you will wonder how you had time to work.
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Old 12-16-2017, 11:37 PM   #13
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Congratulations Mike, you've made it.
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Old 12-17-2017, 06:57 AM   #14
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Congratulations Mike!! I'm sure you will find how busy you can make yourself.
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Old 12-17-2017, 08:30 AM   #15
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Congratulations Mike, now you can throw your watch away, and you won't have to wonder "how long till break time!"
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