Crow’s Feet
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Crow’s Feet

Beating Boredom

What do I do now?

Photo by Vincent van Zalinge on Unsplash

One morning last week as I was walking through the grocery store, the store manager passed me in one of the aisles, stopped, and asked my name.

“I see you in here almost every day, so I thought I ought to know your name,” he said.

I had to laugh about this later because then it occurred to me that in my retirement from the workplace, I am doing exactly what my…



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Pat Austin Becker

Consumer of life, ELA teacher, Louisiana ambassador, avid reader. Author of Cane River Bohemia: Cammie Henry and her Circle at Melrose Plantation (LSU Press).