Saturday, November 05, 2016

it's ok

but / only just ...

Saturday, October 29, 2016

words

not much time / retirement ( if that's what it is ) has not brought leisure ( with possible financial meltdown ) ...

but / it's saturday / and, I have a few minutes ...

words matter ( thinking ahead / to next week's showtime // there are words, there is music, there is movement, there are costumes ) / but / are the words true ...

did Jesus heal people / really ( or / did the gospel writers / pretend that he did / to make their stories more impressive ) // he doesn't, consistently, heal people, nowadays ( the leprosy mission / is staffed / with scientists / not magicians ) ...

are we allowed / to ask questions / or / is, even asking a question / by implication / lacking faith ...

Saturday, December 12, 2015

the end

yesterday / I attended / my last / work related / event ( as far as I am currently aware ) ...

but, of course, life goes on ...

Saturday, November 28, 2015

discipline

of course, work took up a huge amount of time, and energy ...

in return, of course, my employer paid me ...

how are we going to make this ( retirement ) work ...

Saturday, November 21, 2015

time

how did I ever find time / to go to work ...

there is so much to be done / but I am not as desperate / as I was ...

Saturday, November 07, 2015

week one

ok, difficult, on the whole ...

putting on a show with encore has been challenging / possibly a good thing, as I deal with being, for the time being, retired // some uncomfortable thoughts / wondering if I should have abandoned musical theatre / and saved the energy // perhaps I could have managed to make the job work // I did try, for a few months ...

personal challenges / family challenges // early days, though ...

Saturday, October 10, 2015

mixed feelings

My employer has been running a voluntary severance scheme, and I put my name forward. I was told this week that my willingness to go has been 'approved'. As of the end of this month, I shall be an ex-employee.