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My Retirement Plans

So what are my plans when I retire?   Alright... here goes my reasons...

It all starts with MY..... 

Sleeping pattern.... NO more jerking up at the sound of my shrieking alarm!
Annual leave.... NO more "begging" people to do my job when I am on leave...
Work.... NO more stress and heart beating fast when the work load is heavy....
Strain.... NO more straining of my poor eyes cos my work involves the computer almost the whole day long....

Well, the above have "pushed" me to go for early retirement... strong reasons or not, I think I have made the right decision...

Now come to think of it, when I retire, I might end up doing these....
Take a stroll drive whenever I feel like it...
Go places with my Old Faithful Babe... 
(that's my car!)
 Have an unhealthy breakfast if I feel like it.... 
Or a healthy one when the fish mode arises....
And on days when I cannot afford a nice meal, 
I will cook my own porridge...
Take my furry member for a walk whenever I feel "heavy".... 
(illustration picture only)
WHAT I REALLY DREAD IS THIS PILE OF MESS!!
Cleaning up house is really not my cup of tea... sigh...
 No, I am not a grandmother yet....
My retiring has nothing to do with babysitting..
(Thanks Lynn.. for "lending" me your baby)
  
Definitely "dogsitting"is more like it... 
 So much for retiring!  
LOL...

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  1. Can,can!!! Quick! Quick! Nothing that can bring more happiness than taking care of one's grandchild. Jangan tunggu lama-lama!!!

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    1. Arthur, you make it sound like shopping for cheap stuff... Lol...

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  2. Oh your dog is sooooooo cute! hush puppy? very fat wor

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    1. Yeah, I agree... But that one is not my doggie...

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  3. go slow... enjoy and smell the roses as u go... so, when we are going to Sibu again? or shall we skip Sibu and go other place? heh heh heh

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    1. Lets discuss this when we meet... Hahahha...

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  4. I strongly support your above given reasons. Soon you will be like a bird release from the cage. For government servant, I think it takes 3-6 months to process if I am not wrong. Happy Retirement!!!!

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  5. Yea I know about all that..begging for ppl to relief you whn you wanna take AL. Then die die like more you know, more hv to do just because the word say "u r the most experienced here".

    Oh well...retire early. Eat a bit less..buy a bit less...can survive one la.

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    1. You seem to be very familiar in this situation... Lol...

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  6. Sounds like a heavy bag will be lifted up from your shoulder! Happy retirement to you auntie claire! :D Enjoy~!

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  7. and you have missed one very important thing.. blogging and blogging, and go to SK's blog to spam and spam comments and then rocket yourself up to the champion position!! hey, how about that?? take up this challenge or not?? :D

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  8. I am SO glad for you Claire. Raising your children to be the wonderful adults they are, while working all the time, this cannot have been easy. Now you will be able to go on more trips and adventures which WE, your loyal followers, will benefit from! Forget cleaning the house at least for this week, and sleep as long as you want in the mornings!

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  9. What ever you do, just try to enjoy it before health problems arise. LOL I'm with you about house cleaning. I hate it, but at 77 there's a lot of things I hate, laundry, sweeping and dusting, grocery shopping, preparing meals, I just want to sit at my computer or play games on my iPad. Or go visit my Mother and eat lunch out. Happy retirement.

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    1. That sounds good...sitting in front of pc and better if eyes wont get strained....

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  10. Kathy, you forgot one more point....... blog more lah! Hahaha! Come join my retiree club! xoxo

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  11. Claire, is that beagle your dog? Looks like mine, though mine is not so fat. I thought yours is a labrador.
    Regards, KG

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    1. Yes, mine is a lab...i nearly took this beagle home...seriously...i am just using the pictures I took last week...

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  12. It's good to retire early. Good to take things easy. Happy retirement. If you need to earn some extra income, I can teach you some ways. :)

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    1. I know you will, Wenn...you have lots of jalan....hahhahaa

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  13. Happy retirement to you! I fully support your early retirement. Your plans above all sound very, very good.

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    1. hahahaa...does it? I don't like the cleaning up though.. .hahaha... Anyway, ladies are ladies, sure got something to do one next time...

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  14. Saw your updates at home last night, but didn't have time to click, bz with Kz and housework and all, so can't wait to read this post when I've reached the office.. Yes to points #2 & 3.. I so feel you.. Same here.. Not so of #1 coz with a baby and a toddler around, I never had peaceful sleeps for a long long time.. Happy retirement and happy cleaning (your house), haha..
    Psssttt, not considering babysitting? I'm thinking of babysitting (older kids, not newborns) if I decide to stop work one day.

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    1. Oh, babysitting is very committed one.. unless one is still young, then can consider babysitting and at the same time taking care of our own kids. At my age, the kids will outrun me and that would be more tedious than working in office... hahaha...

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  15. Sound great to me, espwcially the dogsitting, eating and travelling part.

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    1. hahaha... Those are interesting too, right? hahaha...

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  16. Claire, come to KL and sing and dance with me!

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    1. Sure I will !! Hope this invitation has no validity period!! hahahaa...

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  17. Totally no baby sitting lar... very "cham" one.. can until no time to blog and "hang kai kai" later...

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    1. Exactly!! hahaha... Mothers know best, right?

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  18. For me my early retirement will never come into my mind,
    Hard to live without income right? early retired also need to generate income mar..Unless I have my own business to take care of, then that is another different story.

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    1. I don't have business.. but I think I will live within my means and limitations.. dare not think so much first..

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  19. Sounds like a good plan there, Claire.

    Definitely a big no to babysitting. Your time is almost locked by the baby.Hahah but of course the experience of raising the baby is awesome especially witnessing my mom doing that for so many years. The best is the kid will come back to visit you after many years. I guess there is a special bonding.

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    1. Babysitting temporary ok.. but definitely not permanent... and also better if got extra help.. (maid) hahaa...

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  20. hahaha so fast thinking of retire
    I hope you get what you want later

    would you like to follow each other to keep in touch?
    MY-Emily
    Please, let me know! ;)
    Follow me and I will follow you back for certain
    (leave a blog link at my blog after follow so I can go back ur blog again)

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    1. Hello Emily, thanks for coming by.. will certainly add when I am home...

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    1. Don't envy me.. I dont know what is in store for me as yet..

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  22. You have planned your life after your retirement! The above points told by you for your retirement is true. I too have resigned my job for some reasons and feel relaxed sitting in home and taking care of the family!

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    1. Windup, thanks for the encouragement.. I am going to join your club soon! :)

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  23. There'll be lots of free and easy time for you now, so enjoy la, just do whatever you want!

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    1. Not now yet... still working for quite some months yet... :) Now must enjoy working.. hahaha...

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  24. Seems like you'll have so much fun things to do duh!!! Good!!! =]

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  25. We have opposite ideas. I pray often that I could work until I die! I cannot retire and sit at home idle as I might go nuts.

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