Coffee Breaks

Back when I was still struggling to build my career, I looked forward to coffee breaks. A breather from the 9-5 job. A time to link with friends, a time to reenergize.

Then I started skipping coffee breaks. Instead, I brought coffee to my work desk and slaved away. After retirement, I rediscovered the joys of coffee breaks. This time, there are no regular intervals, no set times to enjoy them. No need for company either. I simply had them anytime anywhere. On long drives, I’d even have them in a thermo jug. And yes, I grind them beans and brew them freshly-ground beans. Happiness!

Simple joys. <;3

Retirement can be a great joy if you can figure out how to spend time without spending money.
— Author Unknown


About lifeisacelebration

Retired early, but still active. Very involved in celebrating life! I love traveling because I always come back with less cobwebs in my mind. It is as if I empty my mind of all clutter upon departure, and fill it with many happy memories upon arrival. I also like the idea that life is so focused on the present, and my senses are all playing to listen, feel , see, smell and taste everything novel or not so new. The fact that I only have to choose from a limited wardrobe, or use the same pair of shoes throughout my holiday , or work and survive on a single budget make life so much simpler. Sure, you sometimes get a raw deal in a few trips, or feel hassled by flight delays and cancellations, but the joys and simplicity of the present far outweigh the negatives. Oh, btw, I always end up gaining more friends after each trip. Many I kept......
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