Retirement Celebrations Continue

Guess where we are?  Does the background give it away? The day started yesterday around noon.  It was raining as I picked up the girls. After an hour drive, we pulled into Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort for the night. Our room was on the sixth floor.  That was the top floor of the hotel. …

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Last Day at work! Retirement, Quiet Celebrations with family and then JoAnn happened.

Yesterday was my last day at my job with First National Bank - and what an extraordinary day it was! The support and encouragement I received from my coworkers and friends at FNB were truly heart-warming, as it has been ever since I announced my retirement. The day passed rather quickly with the wrapping up …

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Lunch in Erie

It was a sunny day for a ride to Erie. From October 2004 till March of 2007, I worked in Erie.  I had an apartment in Erie and came home on weekends.  I actually had two different apartments in that short period of time I worked in Erie.  I was a Treasury Management Sales Officer …

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A Bunch of “LASTS”

Today is my last Monday at work.  Tomorrow will be my last Tuesday.  And so on until the big last day, Friday.  As things are winding down at work, things are winding up at home.  Getting the house ready to sell. Winding down at work consists of going over last-minute processes that were not yet …

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CupCake Anyone (My Retirement Party)

Gotta hand it to JoAnn to pull off a fun CupCake Retirement party.   Follow the signs. CupCakes Anyone. PhotoBooth Pictures.  My Staff in Hermitage. My Gift from First National Bank.  Thank you, everyone!  If you read my blog, you will understand what the gift is all about. Below are pictures of friends that used to …

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What, Where, When, Why and How it Happened

What:  Going Full Time Living in an RV. Where:  Anywhere my RV will take us in the US and Canada. When:  As soon as we sell our home/property and buy my RV. Why:  Because we want to travel and see the USA.  Because we don't want to live in PA.  Because it is supposed to …

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Grand Design Momentum 398M

This is the 5th wheel we have our heart on.  Several reasons.  I know all Recreational Vehicles have issues but some builders are better than others.  Of course, there are a lot of people that even complain about Grand Design, but a lot of people love their Grand Design and they post that GD stands …

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I DID THIS? Yes, I did.

As my retirement date approaches, things at work are happening.  The write-up below was posted in the bank's newsletter.  This coming Friday, my department is having a "cupcake" retirement party so co-workers can stop by to say goodbye.  I am humbled by the accolades I am receiving from senior management.  I started my career as …

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Addict or Technology Hoarder

I have so much technology.  I use it all so I do not feel I am a hoarder.  Also, I'm very organized. My home is neat and there is a place for everything and everything is in its place.  So my technology is contained and labeled. I have 3 computers that I use all three …

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March Weather -10-day forecast

Let it end already.  Let the cold, wind, rain, and snow end.  In Western PA, winters are cold.  When the temps rise it rains.  We go weeks without seeing sunshine.  We are all vitamin D deficient.  In the next 10 days, we will see a few hours of sun (very few).  We will see a …

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