The Lounge is rated Safe For Work. If you're about to post something inappropriate for a shared office environment, then don't post it. No ads, no abuse, and no programming questions. Trolling, (political, climate, religious or whatever) will result in your account being removed.
"the debugger doesn't tell me anything because this code compiles just fine" - random QA comment
"Facebook is where you tell lies to your friends. Twitter is where you tell the truth to strangers." - chriselst
"I don't drink any more... then again, I don't drink any less." - Mike Mullikins uncle
Conga-rats!! I wish you the best of luck in retirement!
As for me, and I am within a year or two of you, I doubt I will ever retire. One of my hobbies is playing with programming languages. Here, I am getting paid for my hobby! I haven't worked a day in years!
My other job is ranching. Yes, I know, it sounds crazy, but I really enjoy it, even though it means caring for my herd and the guard dogs first thing in the morning (4:30 AM) and last thing at night (10:30 PM). (My wife cares for them during the day.) It is sooo peaceful with my nearest neighbors being one tenth of a mile away - I could never go back to urban or suburban living.
Have you heard of how the rancher's retirement party opens? The minister, in a very somber tone, begins with: "Dearly beloved, we are gathered today the celebrate the life of ..."