My friend that snowbirds in Florida during the Winter came back to MN a few weeks ago. We are now three tennis matches and three softball games into early summer. The activities we enjoy each week are inevitably capped with a cold refreshment and often with a visit to a new restaurant/pub. We’ve been to 30+ different places over the past few years!
We were solving the world’s problems over a beer and enjoying a ‘juicy lucy’ (look it up if you aren’t from MN) last week and I mentioned that I have gotten to the point where I’ve largely forgotten we ever worked together at MegaCorp. We both early retired within a few weeks of each other more than two years ago and never looked back.
Some people will ask me, “How often do you still think about working at MegaCorp?” The truth is not very often. My friend and I worked together in the same group for more than a year, took a fun boondoggle to Washington DC together, and yet I would be hard-pressed to recognize him wearing a business suit today.
Every once in a while we’ll end up talking about something in the business news that will spark a memory one of us has about a situation we worked through at MegaCorp, but for the most part we focus on what happened on the softball field, how we are trying to improve our tennis game, or the quality of the beer we are enjoying.
I like it much better this way! Have a great weekend!
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