Retirement stories, books, poems, and more

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Five days with sub titles in the life of a retired volunteer. Read More
An experience about being new to the neighborhood. Read More
A short story about my mother and her sister and their retirement Read More

Tags: humor, retirement

Saturn decides to retire and leave his dominion to his granddaughters Read More
Saturn considers retiring and turns over his duties to his granddaughters Read More
A personal look at the reality of retirement Read More

Tags: retirement

The following is an article “Retirement Shouldn’t Be Hard If You Plan Now” by Marc Primo. Retirement is an essential subject for anyone wanting to secure a bright future. However, many individuals are mistaken about the term ‘retirement’ being tantamount to monetary value than just age. Once you learn how… Read More
entering old age, what to expect, what to look forward to, what not to look forward to. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

A highly prized recruit signs with his dream institution. Read More

Reads: 414

Comments: 7

Shelves: 3

The The Imaginarium House

Flash fiction inspired by picture prompt Read More
I've tried to inject a touch of humour into the short story, its more of an essay but with short story elements. I really think we need to find that elusive life boat when state pensions are concerned.. Read More
Everything you need to know about luck. Read More
A how-to guide for expats on making money in Thailand. Read More
Want to know how to retire in Thailand and double your income? In little over 100 pages you’ll learn why Thailand is your best retirement option regardless of your age or income, and… How to live in comfort and beauty for a fraction of the cost. Starting now Why your… Read More
There are illusions everywhere, created as an entertainment or a natural occurrence. Read More
Everything you need to know about luck. Read More
A grandfather clock is delivered to a retirement center. Soon after the residents and staff start dropping like flies. Read More
This is a story about two married brothers who place their old father into a retirement home whilst he pleads with them not to...and the old man goes blind with grief....and then the two brothers are visited by it..... Read More

Book / Young Adult

January 18, 2013

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Comments: 5

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The Booksie Classic House

James used to be a Superhero, but four years after being caught, beaten and left to die, he is a shell of his former self. Seeing a counsellor, but still drinking, James starts to find his feet again, and starts to believe in what he did. Reacquainting himself with the… Read More

Book / Humor

November 19, 2012

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Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

FREE CHAPTER FROM THE LAST STOP AVAILABLE NOW AT AMAZON.COM Welcome! Things are bustling at the Mary Stuart Riley Home for People of Advanced Years and you are the newest resident. If you were thinking about quietly entering your twilight years, think again. Boxing matches, ex cons, Olympic hopefuls, cannibalistic… Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

One day, an 81 year old man breaks out of the Retirement home his children placed him in, and goes out on the Town! Some hummor, some serious. Enjoy!! (: Read More
A short bit i had to write for my creative writing class. (it has no point, but we were studying conversation - that's why i wrote it.) The summary was part of the scene. Barry and Millie, live at 10 Shadow Lawn Drive in a 'Retirement Village' In Marietta, South… Read More
Jeff's wife feeds on his timid nature as he contemplates how to tell her he's retiring. Read More

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Comments: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Just a short piece to all those out there who are finding it difficult to retire from work. Read More

Short Story / Humor

December 07, 2006

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Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Leaving the big smoke and retiring to the country is a dream many of us have. This one went a bit awry on day one. Then, you have to laugh, don't you (or just go crazy!) Read More
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