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Old 07-01-2022, 07:41 PM   #1
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After 33 years of cranking wrenches, I retired yesterday. After all those years of getting up at 4:30am, I decided to sleep in today, I got up at 5.. Ready to start spending more time with family and our baby granddaughter.
Had a fishing trip planned to Sabine today but rained all day. Headed to beach tomorrow to meet a new family member.
Have some bucket list trips in the works but my first trip is to Cabela's to pick out my Citori. So I'm joining you fellas that are living the retired life. Salud!
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Old 07-01-2022, 07:43 PM   #2
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Big congrats!
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Old 07-01-2022, 07:45 PM   #3
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Old 07-01-2022, 07:47 PM   #4
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Well congratulations!!!!


I chased all kinds of animals all across the county today and have worked harder at my new position than I have in many many years. Lol today I sat and thought how wonderful it will
Be to retire…….in another 15 years LOL.

At least I’m not chasing humans anymore. There’s that!


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Old 07-01-2022, 07:49 PM   #5
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Congratulations! I retired on Feb. 1, it’s great!
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Old 07-01-2022, 08:05 PM   #6
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Old 07-01-2022, 08:08 PM   #7
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Hope you enjoy retirement as much as I do.
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Old 07-01-2022, 08:08 PM   #8
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Congrats! I'm retired and loving it.
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Old 07-01-2022, 08:10 PM   #9
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Old 07-01-2022, 08:12 PM   #10
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Congrats. I retired June 10. It's great
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Old 07-01-2022, 08:14 PM   #11
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Congratulations! Be wild! Sleep till 6:30 tomorrow
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Old 07-01-2022, 08:18 PM   #12
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Congratulations its a wonderful thing! Took me awhile to adjust and I felt kind of guilty at first but i got over that! ��
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Old 07-01-2022, 08:18 PM   #13
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Congrats!!! Stay up late and sleep in til 6AM haha
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Old 07-01-2022, 08:19 PM   #14
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Congratulations to you sir
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Old 07-01-2022, 08:21 PM   #15
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Very awesome. Congratulations for making through the long haul.
Enjoy!!!
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Old 07-01-2022, 08:25 PM   #16
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Did it 5 years ago get busy enjoying yourself and get busy on that bucket list Congrats.
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Old 07-01-2022, 08:26 PM   #17
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Congrats! I will join the club in a shot 48 months.
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Old 07-01-2022, 08:47 PM   #18
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When you say Cranking Wrenches. Where you an Automotive Service Tech? If so, independent or for a manufacturer?
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Old 07-01-2022, 08:56 PM   #19
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Enjoy!
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Old 07-01-2022, 09:00 PM   #20
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Good for you. That’s awesome
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Old 07-01-2022, 09:00 PM   #21
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Old 07-01-2022, 09:01 PM   #22
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Old 07-01-2022, 09:06 PM   #23
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Old 07-01-2022, 09:10 PM   #24
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Congratulations on your Retirement
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Old 07-01-2022, 09:23 PM   #25
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Congratulations. Enjoy it
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Old 07-01-2022, 09:45 PM   #26
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Good for you. Congrats. I'm looking at April of next year to bail out.
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Old 07-01-2022, 10:02 PM   #27
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Congratulations…enjoy!


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Old 07-01-2022, 10:06 PM   #28
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Congrats!
I have about 15 years to go.
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Old 07-01-2022, 10:08 PM   #29
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Old 07-01-2022, 10:12 PM   #30
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Congrats Sir!

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Old 07-01-2022, 10:20 PM   #31
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Congrats! Going on 4 yrs myself. Fabulous feeling to be retired!
Enjoy your time!
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Old 07-01-2022, 11:35 PM   #32
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Congratulations sir!
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Old 07-01-2022, 11:47 PM   #33
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Congrats
Im getting closer. I’ve got the tired part down
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Old 07-02-2022, 09:59 AM   #34
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I was a Control Valve and Instrument Tech for an independent/employee owned company. Serving the Golden Triangle Area.
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When you say Cranking Wrenches. Where you an Automotive Service Tech? If so, independent or for a manufacturer?
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Old 07-02-2022, 10:05 AM   #35
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Old 07-02-2022, 10:50 AM   #36
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Very happy for you. Enjoy yourself !
I left the Chemical industry last July. Took me awhile to reset my body from working shift work all those years but now it's very nice to be on a normal schedule.
I lucked into leasing a nice ranch and the owners are keeping me busy with projects. Funny how working at the ranch does not feel like work.
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Old 07-02-2022, 10:55 AM   #37
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Congrats buddy...........Time to "Turn The Page".
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Old 07-02-2022, 10:58 AM   #38
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Old 07-02-2022, 11:01 AM   #39
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Awesome, congratulations. I'll likely have to work right up to noon on the day of my funeral!
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Old 07-02-2022, 11:06 AM   #40
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Congratulations. I gave up wrenching 1 1/2 years ago and other than some medical issues it’s been great. Sometimes I work harder than I ever did on the job but the difference now is I get to do it at my own pace.
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Old 07-02-2022, 11:08 AM   #41
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Congrats! I'm about a year out myself.
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Old 07-02-2022, 11:12 AM   #42
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Congrats to you sir. Now take the time to enjoy life and don’t forget to be absolutely worthless from time to time. You’ve earned it.
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Old 07-02-2022, 11:26 AM   #43
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Congratulations, and welcome to the club!!!
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Old 07-02-2022, 11:27 AM   #44
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Congratulations! I'm about 25 years behind you.

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Old 07-02-2022, 11:32 AM   #45
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Congrats man! You earned it for sure!
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Old 07-02-2022, 12:03 PM   #46
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Congrats…. I’m in my 2nd year of retirement and love every minute of it.
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Old 07-02-2022, 12:07 PM   #47
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Old 07-02-2022, 04:49 PM   #48
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Congrats to you sir. Now take the time to enjoy life and don’t forget to be absolutely worthless from time to time. You’ve earned it.
I’m working on being worthless now in preparation for retirement
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Old 07-02-2022, 04:58 PM   #49
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Sometimes I work so hard that I get tired. Then I rest a bit. But as soon as I start working again I get re-tired. Does that count?


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Old 07-02-2022, 05:24 PM   #50
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Congrats!!!
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