From the Winona Post:
I love being retired! I get to see my kids and grandkids. I get to play bridge with my friends. I get to go on trips, short and long. I get to go to dinner with friends and not worry about work in the morning, and have long lunches in the middle of the day.
I also get to wonder what I’m contributing to the world.
One day, after a few years of retirement, I was having lunch with my friend Paula Krage, and she mentioned that HCO, where she is a director, may be looking for someone to help out in the front office. “Hey,” I said, “I could do that!”
Next thing I knew, I was being interviewed by HR and Becky Wolfe, the administrative coordinator, who were explaining what the job would entail. In short order, I was hired. Part of my job is to answer phones, greet people, do some bookwork, and generally help out Rose Cyert, the fulltime receptionist. The other part of the job is to interview HCO staff and individuals we serve for little articles in the newsletter. (That’s my favorite part of the job! Don’t tell Rose.)
Why HCO? I have an answer for that…. Read More