23 December 2015

Retired - Missoula, Montana

"Maybe [retirees] could do worse than give themselves to the world that needs them as much as they need the world.
This may involve things like volunteer work at the hospital or delivering meals on wheels or heading the library-fund drive, but the place where giving yourself to the world starts is simply paying attention to the world—to the people you've been saying hello to for years without really knowing them, to the elementary-school kids hanging upside down on the jungle gym, to the woman taxi driver with the face of a Boston bull and no teeth to speak of who waits for fares at the bus stop, to the old vets marching down Main Street on Memorial Day." - Frederick Buechner, from Beyond Words


  1. Such a true commentary. What shall the retired tires become? Asian countries recycle many into trash containers.

  2. So if you accidentally back your car into your trash container in the back alley, no worries - it just bounces off?
    Perhaps shoe soles or the surface for running tracks or ? Options galore!


Your thoughts, please?