Last Day of Work...RETIRING

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  1. Mark McMahon

    Mark McMahon Gold $$ Contributor

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    I'm at the shop, 2nd shift with about 90 minutes left before I'm done, after 35 yrs I'm retiring, more time for Faith Family and Guns
    I've been blessed threw these years, just wanted to share with my forum Family, your a great bunch of guys.
     
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  2. Immike

    Immike Gold $$ Contributor

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    Glad to hear you lived to see this day, enjoy yourself...
     
  3. Mulligan

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    Congratulations!!!!!
    CW
     
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  4. mousegunner

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    Enjoy! It's a great feeling, been retired 7 years now. It was kind of weird for me. Gave up my credentials, issued weapons, locked out of government data bases and once I left the building I was a podunk civilian. One of the nice things was all the B.S. that I had to deal with as management was now someone else's problem.

    Long before I retired I asked an old supervisor what he was going to do and he said "I got lots of powder to burn, one round at a time."
     
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  5. LeoHuhta

    LeoHuhta Gold $$ Contributor

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    WELL DONE
    AFTER 35 YOU HAVE EARNED IT!!
     
  6. Plumsask

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    Congratulations, I hope you enjoy the change of pace.
     
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  7. Adam in WI

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    Hold on cowboy, there's still an hour to go lol...

    Congratulations, Mark!
     
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    nmkid Gold $$ Contributor

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    It's a great feeling!!
     
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  9. riflewoman

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    Congrats. I went out 4 years ago after starting in 1978. Don’t want to go back.
     
  10. ShootDots

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    I have never heard someone say "I hate retirement! I need to go work for someone to make them rich whilst they pay me a pittance!" Enjoy your retirement>>> I have, I do and I always will!!!
     
  11. 300_whisper

    300_whisper Silver $$ Contributor

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    Congrats!! I’m trying to retire at 50...we will see how it goes.

    stay active! Make time to work out and really pursue those hobbies!! You have time now!
     
  12. joshb

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    You made it! Congrats! Now you need something to fill the time! I lasted 2 weeks before I was bored to tears. Shooting for five days in a row was too much of a good thing. I started volunteering at the Church and doing projects for friends. Then I got into stockmaking and building furniture fo my wife.
    Life is good!
    Enjoy!
     
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  13. dfrosch

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    Congratulations Mark! I'm very envious.
     
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  14. shoot4fun

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    Congratulations!
    You will love it.
    I have done it twice!
     
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  15. Pinetreebbs

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    Congratulations! The sooner the better, I love retirement.
     
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  16. Lone Hunter

    Lone Hunter Silver $$ Contributor

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    Congratulations , Have been retired for the last 7 yrs and don't miss one day of it. Find something to do at your pace. Leave and don't look back even if they ask you too.
     
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  17. rsmithsr50

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    have a plan, should have had one before you retired, people with no plan...die. ask any insurance company
     
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  18. rebel

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    Congrats sir! Enjoy.
     
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  19. mousegunner

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    I thought every day is Friday but you know what you'll also enjoy those 3 day weekends on federal holidays.
     
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  20. DickE

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    Sounds like you have a great set of priorities, I have been so busy since retirement, I don't know how I had time for a full time job.
     
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