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#4477833 - 06/13/19 01:45 AM Life changing events underway  
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Have not posted much in a long time. Events at our job have created a entire new world for me. Had to sign new work contracts after 25 years of
living on the job. Read through this new world order and decided it was time to say I am to burned out of dealing 24/7/365 to take on your contract.
We retired from managing Garden Terrace Apts. Was bittersweet. Been wanting out it for so long.

It mentally destroys you. I have lost more friends that lived here in this time then many funeral directors see. Personally finding a dozen dead in
welfare checks. I need to decompress. had a breakdown this past winter after finding my best friend dead. And it was 5 days after the fact.

We are officially RETIRED.

Now our new Life begins in Spokane Washington at the Courts at Indian Canyon on July 15th. Wife transferred jobs within Walmart and moved
up to training the academy manager trainees. Big step up in pay and only 4 mile away. I am going to take easy for a couple weeks unpacking
and discovering my new world before I make a leap into a new career. Plenty of money set aside and probably just jump into it


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#4477835 - 06/13/19 01:51 AM Re: Life changing events underway [Re: JimK]  
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Best of luck with the change. I believe you have made a necessary change. The old job was eating you up. Fortunately things have gone well with your wife’s work. That gives you some stability while you figure out your next step.

And take a break. You deserve it. You really do.


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#4477836 - 06/13/19 02:00 AM Re: Life changing events underway [Re: JimK]  
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Jim I am so glad for you.

You haven't seemed very happy there for a couple of years now.

Best of luck to you man. Do something positive...

Like...go have a beer, chill, and think about it!

Looks like a good move and congrats Jim.


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#4477847 - 06/13/19 02:27 AM Re: Life changing events underway [Re: JimK]  
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Thank you . Hard to remember what normal is after this long.


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#4477855 - 06/13/19 03:32 AM Re: Life changing events underway [Re: JimK]  
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I'm happy for you Jim! You've been through a lot. I'm sure the "new" work will be work, but the change should do ya good.

#4477859 - 06/13/19 04:06 AM Re: Life changing events underway [Re: JimK]  
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Dude, your new place has a freaking racquetball court! woot I would think that's a very rare amenity.

Good luck on the rest and new career.

#4477875 - 06/13/19 07:17 AM Re: Life changing events underway [Re: JimK]  
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Welcome to the ranks of the over worked retirees JimK smile


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#4477913 - 06/13/19 01:53 PM Re: Life changing events underway [Re: JimK]  
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Glad to hear it. Here's to a great new beginning for you and your wife!


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#4477915 - 06/13/19 01:56 PM Re: Life changing events underway [Re: JimK]  
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I hope everything works out for the best for you Jim.


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#4477963 - 06/13/19 06:59 PM Re: Life changing events underway [Re: JimK]  
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Sounds like a good move. Never let your career destroy your life

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#4477965 - 06/13/19 07:08 PM Re: Life changing events underway [Re: JimK]  
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Hoping that the new move brings much joy and rest!!!
Glad to hear that y'all decided to go for it. I am sure it will be an improvement


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#4477968 - 06/13/19 07:16 PM Re: Life changing events underway [Re: JimK]  
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Here's hoping this chapter of you life brings calming peace.


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#4477984 - 06/13/19 07:49 PM Re: Life changing events underway [Re: JimK]  
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Thanks, just so happens to be our 25th wedding anniversary today to. Taking her out to dinner tonight, if she is not to tired after
another labor intensive workout at Walmart.


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#4477989 - 06/13/19 08:03 PM Re: Life changing events underway [Re: JimK]  
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25 years, that a great milestone. Especially in these times.


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#4477994 - 06/13/19 08:19 PM Re: Life changing events underway [Re: JimK]  
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Congrats man, time to get back into simulations, games, photography, whatever. Do all of the things you always wished you could do but didn't have time for. Enjoy every day to the max.

#4477995 - 06/13/19 08:31 PM Re: Life changing events underway [Re: JimK]  
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Congratulations on the retirement and the anniversary, Jim. Enjoy them both.


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#4477997 - 06/13/19 08:38 PM Re: Life changing events underway [Re: JimK]  
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Congrats, but are you sure you know what retired means? biggrin

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#4478005 - 06/13/19 10:21 PM Re: Life changing events underway [Re: JimK]  
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That's great news, Jim! That job was just eating you up.


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#4478014 - 06/14/19 01:05 AM Re: Life changing events underway [Re: JimK]  
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Thank you all so much. Took her out for our last dinner at the Kaiserhoff downtown. Great meal and good company.
Talking about our upcoming move and making plans. So much to think about its mind boggling. But in all, for the best
for us both. Can`t wait to leave.


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#4478016 - 06/14/19 01:07 AM Re: Life changing events underway [Re: JimK]  
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Best of luck and life Jim, always look forward!


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