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Saturday, July 11, 2015

Your Saturday Giggle...Retirement

My brother-in-law, who has recently retired in the state of Pennsylvania sent this along for me to consider...in case I ever retire. Which one would you choose?
You can retire to Phoenix, Arizona where...
1. You are willing to park 3 blocks away from your house
because you found shade.
2. You've experienced condensation on your behind from
the hot water in the toilet bowl.
3. You can drive for 4 hours in one direction and never
leave town.
4. You have over 100 recipes for Mexican food.
5. You know that "dry heat" is comparable to what
hits you in the face when you open your oven door.
6. The 4 seasons are: tolerable, hot, really hot, and ARE


You can retire to California where...
1. You make over $450,000 and you still can't afford to
buy a house.
2. The fastest part of your commute is going down your
3. You know how to eat an artichoke.
4. You drive your rented Mercedes to your neighborhood block party.
5. When someone asks you how far something is, you tell them how long it will take to get there rather than how many miles away it is.
6. The 4 seasons are: Fire, Flood, Mud, and Drought

You can retire to New York City where...
1. You say "the city" and expect everyone to know
you mean Manhattan ....
2. You can get into a four-hour argument about how to get from Columbus Circle to Battery Park, but can't find Wisconsin on a map.
3. You think Central Park is "nature."
4. You believe that being able to swear at people in their own language makes you multi-lingual.
5. You've worn out a car horn.  ( IF you have a car).
6. You think eye contact is an act of aggression.


You can retire to Minnesota where...
1. You only have three spices: salt, pepper, and ketchup....
2. Halloween costumes have to fit over parkas.
3. You have seventeen  recipes for casserole.
4. Sexy lingerie is anything flannel with less than eight buttons.
5. The four seasons are: almost winter, winter, still winter,and road repair.
6. The highest level of criticism is  "He is different, she is different or It was different!


You can retire to the Deep South where...
1. You can rent a movie and buy bait in the same store.
2. "Y'all" is singular and "all y'all" is plural.
3. "He needed killin" is a valid defense.
4. Everyone has 2 first names: Billy Bob, Jimmy Bob, Joe Bob, Betty Jean, Mary Beth, etc etc.
5. Everywhere is either "in yonder," "over yonder" or "out yonder"..


You can retire to Colorado where...
1. You carry your $3,000 mountain bike atop your $500 car.
2. You tell your husband to pick up Granola on his way home and so he stops at the day care center.
3. A pass does not involve a football or dating.
4. The top of your head is bald, but you still have a pony tail.


You can retire to the Nebraska where...
1. You've never met any celebrities, but the mayor knows our name.
2. Your idea of a traffic jam is three cars waiting to pass tractor.
3. You have had to switch from "heat" to A/C" on the same day.
4. You end sentences with a preposition: "Where's my coat at."


FINALLY You can retire to Florida where...
1.You eat dinner at 3:15 in the afternoon.
2. All purchases include a coupon of some kind -- even houses and cars.
3. Everyone can recommend an excellent cardiologist, dermatologist, proctologist, podiatrist, or orthopedist.
4. Road construction never ends anywhere in the state.
5. Cars in front of you often appear to be driven by headless people.  



  1. I'll stay in the Deep South to retire because that's where I have always laid my head! To cold in the northwest, to much crime in the north east and to crowded in Florida.

  2. I'll just stay in my one red light town in Georgia! Close to lots of things but quiet at home!

    1. Hi neighbor! I'll stay in douglasville Georgia!

  3. Well when you live in a country where you get a couple months of summer, no spring to speak of and 7 months of winter, I will take a anywhere in the South...lol

  4. I just retired in Iowa and I can identify with Mn and Nebraska.

  5. I just retired in Iowa and I can identify with Mn and Nebraska.

  6. I just retired in Iowa and I can identify with Mn and Nebraska.

  7. It's probably more likely that I will work until I die & I won't be able to afford to move anywhere so I'm gonna stay in Kansas. I like it here.

  8. Deep South or Phoenix, Arizona :)

  9. I plan to stay right where I live now in Southwestern PA.

  10. This was hilarious. I would like to retire to the North Carolina mountains and live in a log cabin.

  11. Or Oklahoma where you can have all of them, and sometimes in the same week!

  12. When and if I ever retire, it will probably be right here in this house in Southern Oklahoma because I'm too lazy to move again. We've been here for more than 30 years and I'm not a pack rat but the idea of packing...hives, acid reflux, nausea...all the symptoms! LOL

  13. Addition to previous comment...BUT I would take my annual vacation to Florida. I look forward to that all year long!

  14. I will most likely stay in New Jersey, it is where I was born and raised and have lived my whole life. I would like to travel, there are several states I would love to spend some time in. On my bucket list, the big one is I would love to go to Ireland and stay for at least a month, traveling around to the different places that I have only read about. I have Nora Roberts to thanks for that! I fell in love with Ireland from reading her books, then when on to learn more about it and it just made me want to visit there all the more.