While I have worked my whole life, since a teenager, I have always looked forward to a time when I did not have to work anymore.  Now that I am retired, I have to answer that question everyone seems to ask: “What are you going to do?” Well, I am not going to do the usual travel or play golf or volunteer.  I plan to do those, but I thought I would expand the definition.  My plan is to experience life.  Experiences without the constraint of a job.  On my own time.  Experiences that I share with my wife, family, and friends.

I set a goal to achieve 937 experiences.  Why 937?  First of all, 1000 is just too round of a number.  Second, 937 is a special number for me.  (The first person who identifies why will receive a gift).  These 937 experiences are not all new.  Some I liked before retiring so I will do them after I retire.

This is not a ‘bucket list’.  It is a list of things I want to do or accomplish.

When I do an experience, I will give it a number and document it in the Completed Experiences.  I will have a list of potential experiences in the Suggested Experiences and I encourage readers to recommend experiences to me.  You can leave a comment in this “About” section or check out the “Home” tab for my posts (and reader comments) and comment on any of the posts.

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3/6/17 update:  The winner of the contest has been announced.  See blog entry for details.  Winner of the 937 contest


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  1. Way…..way back, when we were all very young……swimmers by trait and hungry by heart……There was this pizza place in Rockville. We were known to go there either after a B meet on Wednesdays or on a Friday night. Shakey’s Pizza was 1 of many favorite places to go for the swimmers. 937 was the time to meet there:) How did I do???


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