I had a conversation yesterday with a dear friend where she asked when do you want to retire?
Want to retire... that's a loaded question, yesterday or even better, last year, would be when I want to retire. The reality is that I don't see retirement in my future at all.
This is an all too common dilemma faced by creatives.
I love working with my 'old sweeties' in Long Term Care, but I am fighting a continual battle with the clock/calendar, and it get's very tiring.
Retirement sounds like a dream come true, unfortunately having been self employed most of my life, the only CPP for me will be the little bit I get from the part time side jobs I've periodically had.
STEAG 10th Annual Show & Sale
November 11 - 13, 2016
Fri. 6-9pm, Sat. 10am - 6pm Sun. 11am - 5pmCASO Station, 750 Talbot St, St Thomas (behind Giant Tiger)
Please don't think I'm whining, or have any serious regrets, because I'm not, and don't. I don't have much work because I did some serious experimentation this summer, not all of which was successful and what was sold quickly...
So, I continue to soldier on, dreaming about windfalls, and winning lotteries with tickets I never buy, and 'one day' when my ship comes in, though I'll probably be a the train station... painting in the moments I'm able to carve out of my day, it's amazing what you can do with 15 minutes here and there.