When I think of Happiness as one of the key categories of Rehearsing RetirementTM, the first thing that comes to mind is my family. I have been married to Greg for 34+ years, and we have three lovely daughters, one super son-in-law, and one sweeter than life grandson.
For the purpose of this blog and so they could have some anonymity, I had intended to call our girls Marcia, Jan, and Cindy when I told stories. But, when I mentioned this to them, my oldest daughter protested saying, “I approve the pictures. I veto my pseudonym.” While I grew up with the Brady Bunch and the girls have seen reruns so they know who Marcia, Jan, and Cindy are, they don’t really relate to them. [Read more…]