ABC’s of Retirement

This isn’t a survival kit but the poem could be included in one.

A – Absolute freedom; Adventure
B – Blessings of retired life
C – Celebration; Children; Co-workers
D – Dear friends; Daily rest
E – Enjoy! ; Excitement
F – Family; Fun
G – Grandkids; Globetrotter
H – Hobbies; Home
I – Independence
J – Joy; Jubilation
K – Kudos (for job well-done); Kids
L – Lazy days; Lounge around
M – Memories; Morning sleep-ins
N – New Experiences; No alarm clock
O – Opportunities; On the “go”
P – Peace; Party; Play
Q – “Quittin’ time”; Quiet time
R – Recreation; Rejoice; Relax
S – Stress-free; Slower pace
T – Travel; Thanks
U – Uninterrupted time; Undeniably fun
V – Vacations; Visiting
W – Wonderful; Well-done; W-2’s (no more)
X – hilarating; X-cellent; X-citing
Z – Zzzzzz’s mean time for naps

These fun kits are made simply by adding all of the “ingredients”, printing the list of items and their meaning and putting it all in a jar with a nice decorative jar topper. These are inexpensive kits, especially if you can recycle the jar from your kitchen (keep your eye open for nice jelly and relish jars at the store.