After going over everything exhaustively, checking for some glaring oversight on my part, over the next few days I'll notify the boss of my imminent retirement.
Does anyone else get butterflies in their stomach as the moment of transition from contemplation to action unfolds?
Both leading up to the conversation about retirement, and then leading up to the actual retirement day.
The Monday after retirement was kind of odd - more like a vacation day without an ending date than retirement.
Don't worry - you'll get over it!