So what possesses a man in his 70's to write a memoir? Shouldn't I be enjoying my retirement fishing or relaxing out on the golf course. Well I am enjoying my retirement by writing. We all have a story to tell but not all of us are storytellers. I have always enjoyed the thrill of a good story. Making someone laugh or seeing the surprise in their face has always fascinated me. I have even made a side business out of storytelling. I put on travel presentations of my trips to retirement communities, not only does it put a little fun money in my pocket it helps keep my mind active and up to date on technology. I believe retirement is about staying engaged in the things you love not sitting around waiting on the grim reaper. So father time will have to wait a little longer, I still have a story to tell!
Me at a recent presentation on Florence, Italy
My loyal audience at the Lodge, I call them my cult following