George S. K. Rideras The Rogueas Road to Retirement takes a unique approach to growing oldadonat do it! After retiring, Rider embarks on a bumpy journey to find himself and a new lease on life. For the first time, he gets in touch with his creative sideaan unusual direction indeed, since he spent seventy years of his life as a college athlete turned Navy officer turned Wall Street trader and weekend jock. Told through a series of uproariously humorous and sometimes poignant adventures, The Rogueas Road to Retirement is about getting back in touch with your inner rascal and getting off your duff (George ends up in an MTV video, a Pepsi ad doing the polka, and Sports Illustrated)! Rideras adventures and stories reflect on finding a new passion in retirement by: being kind to your kids (after all, you need them to do the lawn work now); discovering the joys of guilt-tripping your grandchildren into hanging out with you; struggling with the age-old dilemmaatake another nap or go to the gym; driving your spouse nuts now that youare both home 24/7; barhopping (or barhobbling) after sixty-five; savoring the sweet memories of friends and loves ones now gone; and much more. The Rogueas Road to Retirement is about the rebels, raconteurs, and rouAcs who refuse to grow old gracefully, who want to grow old the way they grew uparaising hell, having fun, and giving their kids and grandkids a run for their money.One of vital importance not just to you, but to the entire family, the two Labradors, and everyone on the block. ... noodle like a blue-lipped, waterlogged infantryman riding his stallion into battle, brandishing the pool skimmer and patrolling the ... Empty cardboard boxes for a new TV and iPod speakers littered the back porch.
|Title||:||The Rogue's Road to Retirement|
|Publisher||:||Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. - 2015-01-06|