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Old 04-30-2015, 10:42 PM   #1
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The awaited day arrived

Retired today after 47 years of full time employment. Wife and I have the house on the market in Fresno, CA and will relocate to a home base in the Portland metro area. Sept-April in Surprise, AZ area. Not wishing our life away anxious to begin this new chapter. It would take a lot to wipe the smile off our faces!

Dennis & Carol
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Retired 4/30/15
Traveling with new pup "Sammie". Boston Bull Terrier/chihuahua (Bo-huahua). Pronounced Bow wow wow.
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Old 04-30-2015, 10:47 PM   #2
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Congratulations Dennis! Excitin t'isn't it!! Safe travels.

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Old 05-01-2015, 07:28 AM   #3
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Congrats on your retirement!
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Old 05-01-2015, 07:51 AM   #4
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Congrats on your retirement, hope you have many years of travel enjoyment. Being retired and doing what you want, when you want and how you want is priceless.
Bill & Pam
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Old 05-01-2015, 09:42 AM   #5
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Congrats! We are doing the same thing! Retiring 6/6/15 (me) and 8/31/15( DH). I will be anxious to hear about your adventures since you will be a few months ahead of us Have a great time.
Bill, Lorinda and Chica
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Old 05-01-2015, 10:11 AM   #6
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I also just retired, Dec. 30, after 35 years with the State of California.
We sold our house in Napa and moved to Washington. Couldn't take California politics anymore and I'm a native.
Have 5 acres on a Puget Sound island.
We also will be traveling during the winter months.
Dan-Retired Firefighter/EMT
Shawn-Musician/Entrepreneur/Wine Expert
and Zoe the Wonder Dog(R.I.P.)
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Old 05-01-2015, 10:27 AM   #7
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Congrats !! Hope you have many years of happiness in it !!

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