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100 Things to Do When You Retire (or Before)

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​I came up with this list for a friend of mine, who was curious what he was going to do when he retired.  You may also enjoy reading it, or passing it on.  As I told him, 97 you won’t want to do, but 3 may sounds appealing.  Enjoy!

  1. Chess
  2. Teach Golf
  3. Learn Guitar
  4. Learn Piano
  5. Emory Lifelong Learning
  6. New Degree
  7. Shooting
  8. Hunting
  9. Fishing
  10. Saltwater fishing
  11. Exercise more 
  12. Walking
  13. Walking Around Atlanta
  14. BRAG – Bike Ride Across Georgia
  15. Hiking
  16. State parks of GA
  17. National parks of the US
  18. Learn Spanish
  19. Learn French
  20. Learn Latin 
  21. Gregorian chant
  22. Rotary
  23. Kiwanis
  24. Lions
  25. Masonic society
  26. Religious practice
  27. Meditation
  28. Church groups
  29. Men’s groups
  30. Coffee meetups
  31. Volunteer
  32. Art classes
  33. Art history
  34. Art museums
  35. History museums
  36. Volunteer at a museum
  37. Ultimate frisbee
  38. New dog
  39. Dog training
  40. Paint
  41. Draw
  42. Travel
  43. Play Golf
  44. Cook
  45. Cook for others
  46. Feed the hungry
  47. Pray
  48. Ancestor research
  49. Stand up comedy
  50. Fix up an antique car
  51. Ride 4 wheelers
  52. Make new friends
  53. Yoga
  54. Read difficult books
  55. Read all of the books of one author
  56. Theatre
  57. Acting
  58. Memorize state capitals
  59. Memorize all us presidents
  60. Call old friends
  61. Call family members
  62. Call old teachers 
  63. Visit sick people
  64. Watch sports
  65. Adopt a child
  66. Adopt a pet
  67. Get a bird dog
  68. Learn to Turkey call
  69. Go turkey hunting
  70. Learn to do woodworking
  71. Learn carpentry
  72. Origami
  73. Bonsai trees
  74. Tai chi
  75. Hike
  76. Homeless shelter
  77. Run for office
  78. Non profit boards 
  79. Greece
  80. Swimming 
  81. Camping
  82. Boating
  83. Canoeing
  84. Appalachian trail
  85. Sailing 
  86. Italy
  87. Russia
  88. Mexico
  89. Canada
  90. Take an acting class
  91. Write hand written letters
  92. Take a philosophy course
  93. Read the economist Thomas Sowell
  94. Attend religious events other than your own religion’s just for education
  95. Study vocabulary 
  96. Braves day game 
  97. Afternoon Tea
  98. Take Naps
  99. Weightlifting  
  100. Join a choir

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