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Stop Me Before I Volunteer Again……..

June 30, 2014

I have become quite convinced that retirement causes a chemical reaction.  Stimulated perhaps by the monthly receipt of the social security check, a bodily response occurs on the glandular level, resulting in the production of a certain pheromone.

Unlike the pheromones emitted to attract a mate, the substance in question triggers a very different kind of social response.  This perfume seems to be saying “I no longer work.  I have time.  Just ask me.”

Please don’t misunderstand.  I’m a staunch proponent of volunteerism.  A firm believer in giving back.   Free time should not just be about “me” time.  That would be ungrateful.  Wouldn’t it?

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