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Monday, April 01, 2013

The hardest part about retiring from teaching is NOT having to go to faculty meetings. . . No that's kind of stupid.

The hardest part about retiring from teaching is NOT having to grade papers after supper and then call parents.

No, you'd know in a heartbeat THAT was spoken by a teacher who NEEDED to retire.

Okay, the hardest part about retiring from teaching is NOT having the summers off. Yes, I know I have everything off, but hey . . .

The hardest part about retiring from teaching is NOT having a bunch of kids to fool on April Fool's Day!!

Happy 4/l.
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  • PKBOO3
    Enjoyed reading this since retirement is strongly on my mind. I'll probably be there within the next 2 to 7 months. Currently waiting on some other information before I know exactly when.
    1785 days ago
    I empathize... emoticon
    1785 days ago
  • MICHELE142

    I have heard most of what you said from my oldest daughter. She is planning her retirement within the next four years. Yet, knowing her she will not be satisfied with a nonchallenging life-style. Enjoy retirement!
    1786 days ago
    1786 days ago
    I long to retire. But I need to put a new roof on the house and I'm terrified of living on less money when I barely get by month to month. And the administration is running this place like a Walmart and not like a university. I feel as if I am not a teacher but a customer service specialist!

    And that is NOT an April Fool's joke!
    1786 days ago
  • POPSY190
    I LOVE being retired from teaching - after some years the novelty of not having to be where someone else dictates, doing what someone else decides, with a group organised by someone else, i.e. a TIMETABLE is still wonderful. Probably why I now have trouble getting organised sometimes!!
    1786 days ago
    emoticon emoticon so what tricks did you play!!!!
    1786 days ago
  • 1234MOM
    This is so funny, especially if you spent anytime teaching at all. Those late nights with papers are just not understood by the general public. I haven't taught in years except in my dreams and then it is always a nightmare and I didn't really want to go there.

    Best thing about retirement: being a kid again with no periods and lots of time to play and explore.
    1786 days ago
    emoticon My dad is enjoying his retirement from teaching too.
    1786 days ago
    :) LOL, I bet you had a blast!


    **Have your husband call the kids and tell em you've been arrested!'**
    1786 days ago
    The hardest thing about retiring from librarianship has been having to be more intentional in planning my days.
    1786 days ago

    Comment edited on: 4/1/2013 10:24:11 AM
    1786 days ago
    Now that's not the one I would have expected! Where I work, humor is against the rules (LOL!) but I expect to see some pranks ... this is the first April Fools I have been in this facility ... emoticon
    1786 days ago
  • AUNTB63
    Although I'm not a retired teacher, I am retired and I know we always had fun on April Fool's Day where I did work. The hardest part of being retired is not seeing my extended family everyday.....they were the best. Have a great day and let's stay healthy together.
    1786 days ago
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