New Here

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by Paul Beamon, Feb 28, 2016.

  1. Paul Beamon

    Paul Beamon New Member
    Registered

    Joined:
    Feb 28, 2016
    Messages:
    0
    Likes Received:
    2
    Hello to all,

    I Recently stumbled onto this forum and decided to join; looks like there's a lot of "life experience wisdom" here, which is really refreshing to read.

    Well, here's a little about myself:
    I'm 52 years old and live in Perth Western Australia. I have 4 grown children, and 4 grandchildren. I'm currently out of work having being fired after being in the work force 33 years.

    I don't consider myself unemployed anymore but rather semi-retired because I work from home in a little business I own. It's a great lifestyle, now that I've adjusted to not being employed.

    I'm re-married (9 years now) and still very much in-love with my wife. I'm a kickboxing practitioner; started at the ripe old age of 42 :D. I can't train as vigorously as I used to because it takes a little longer to recover from a training session these days:eek:

    Oh, my wife has just informed that she's ready to go; I'm taking here into town; got to go.
    Looking forward to getting to know some you.

    Regards
    Paul
     
    #1
    Harry Kemp and Terry Page like this.
  2. Chrissy Cross

    Chrissy Cross Veteran Member
    Registered

    Joined:
    Aug 11, 2015
    Messages:
    18,504
    Likes Received:
    17,523
  3. Ken Anderson

    Ken Anderson Greeter
    Moderator Registered

    Joined:
    Jan 21, 2015
    Messages:
    10,834
    Likes Received:
    14,968
    Welcome to the forum, Paul. I don't think you're the only Australian here either.
     
    #3
  4. Ruby Begonia

    Ruby Begonia Veteran Member
    Registered

    Joined:
    Nov 1, 2015
    Messages:
    3,085
    Likes Received:
    4,664
    Hi Paul, nice to meet you! Welcome to the forum.:)
     
    #4
  5. Frank Sanoica

    Frank Sanoica Veteran Member
    Registered

    Joined:
    Feb 21, 2016
    Messages:
    5,977
    Likes Received:
    5,555
    Welcome! I was placed in a similar situation, laid off from work at age 40. Could not find work, so "roughed it" up in the woods for a year. Best year of my life! We called it our first "retirement". Frank
     
    #5
  6. Ina I. Wonder

    Ina I. Wonder Very Well-Known Member
    Registered

    Joined:
    Jan 28, 2015
    Messages:
    3,502
    Likes Received:
    5,664
    • Hello @Paul Beamon , sounds like things are working out for you. You now have the time to concentrate on your own business venture, and sometimes that is just the incentive we need to push forward.
    Sounds like you have a nice family that also help to keep you busy.

    So takes your time and get to know us, and all of us will enjoy getting to know you.

    Frank is right, your not our only Ozzy.
     
    #6
  7. Arlene Richards

    Arlene Richards Very Well-Known Member
    Registered

    Joined:
    Nov 21, 2015
    Messages:
    2,003
    Likes Received:
    530
    :)A warm welcome to the forum, Paul. Glad to have you!
     
    #7
  8. Terry Page

    Terry Page Veteran Member
    Registered

    Joined:
    Aug 12, 2015
    Messages:
    4,843
    Likes Received:
    10,066
    Hi Paul welcome to the forum

    [​IMG]
     
    #8
  9. Holly Saunders

    Holly Saunders Veteran Member
    Registered

    Joined:
    Nov 16, 2015
    Messages:
    34,413
    Likes Received:
    10,761
    [​IMG]

    Welcome from London England....:)
     
    #9
  10. Ken N Louis

    Ken N Louis Very Well-Known Member
    Registered

    Joined:
    Nov 19, 2015
    Messages:
    222
    Likes Received:
    435
  11. Mari North

    Mari North Very Well-Known Member
    Registered

    Joined:
    Jan 5, 2016
    Messages:
    1,288
    Likes Received:
    2,181
    Hey, Paul... welcome. I hope you'll enjoy your time with us! Jump in anywhere that looks interesting. :)
     
    #11
    Last edited: Feb 29, 2016
  12. Shirley Martin

    Shirley Martin Veteran Member
    Registered

    Joined:
    Jun 9, 2015
    Messages:
    13,038
    Likes Received:
    6,723
    Welcome, Paul!
     
    #12
  13. Denise Happyfeet

    Denise Happyfeet Very Well-Known Member
    Registered

    Joined:
    Sep 26, 2015
    Messages:
    3,216
    Likes Received:
    3,705
    Hi Paul, welcome:) I'm just getting back here myself. It's a very, nice forum, lots of good peeps here:) denise
     
    #13
    Yvonne Smith likes this.
  14. Chrissy Cross

    Chrissy Cross Veteran Member
    Registered

    Joined:
    Aug 11, 2015
    Messages:
    18,504
    Likes Received:
    17,523
    Welcome back, Denise!! You were missed.
     
    #14
  15. Von Jones

    Von Jones Veteran Member
    Registered

    Joined:
    Jan 25, 2015
    Messages:
    3,495
    Likes Received:
    2,199
    Hi Paul.
     
    #15

Share This Page