|Computers after Retirement - Why not?|
that feeling of listlessness, wondering what to do with yourself. You know this could be a dangerous situation and lead to depression. You've seen that happen to others before. It's time to take stock of the situation and pull in the reins. But what do you do? How do you occupy your time? Computers, your young grandson suggested... Well that's all right for youngsters, not at your age. But is that really so...? Why not give it a try.
|All right so you've retired after a long stint in the workplace. You've looked forward to this day and planned well ahead for it. It all seemed so appealing back then – so much time on your hands, just lie back and relax. But a few months on somehow things are not going that way. You've never been a TV buff so long hours' watching is not your scene. You've suddenly discovered that with mild surprise. You miss your colleagues and the hustle and bustle of the workplace. True, the family comes visiting every now and then which makes a break you look forward to. But they have their own compulsions. You're beginning to get || |
simultaneously only you have no time limit to make the next move. It keeps you occupied for hours. Your wife suddenly is interested, wondering what's in a computer that's so absorbing. Then she becomes addicted. Now you need a second computer... Suddenly retirement is fun.
| ||Contrary to common belief, people who discover computers late in life, often after retirement, embrace this relatively modern technology with unrestrained enthusiasm. There is no end to the joy you can get from browsing a computer and unraveling the wonders of the internet. You are able to explore and learn about things you always wanted to but never had the time. A week later you realize you're hooked. Every day is a new day where you learn something exciting. You get on top of email and enjoy the pictures your grandchildren send you, seconds after they are taken on their cell phones. You discover ways to communicate instantaneously which makes a world of difference to your life. You take up chess again, something you had no time for since you left college. You play with three or four opponents |
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