Our Parents Moved Closer to Us

My parents recently retired. When I used to think of retired people, I thought of folks who were in their 70s and were slowing down in life. Nothing could be farther from the truth for my mom and dad though. Both are in their 50s, and they were able to retire early because of working hard all their lives. They wanted to sell their business and look at luxury apartments in Atlanta GA so they could live closer to my family as well as my brother and his family. The two of us ended up in Atlanta even though we were raised in Ohio, so it was just natural that they wanted to move closer to us.

My brother has a a huge house, and I live in a small cottage not too far from him. There was no room for my parents to stay with me, but he had plenty of room. Continue reading Our Parents Moved Closer to Us