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Hi everyone

Hello there. I'm Ralph and I've just turned 67. I live a fairly comfortable and quiet post-retirement life alone here in Ontario, Canada.


I'm looking for a friendly, non political chat here away from the real world issues that plague our daily life. Thank you.


Created By on 07/05/2021

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Trillium
16th May 2021 21:37:59
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Hi There Ralph’

Sorry to hear you continue to have wet, humid weather. We have had glorious days which has been a real blessing during this ongoing lockdown. Looking to leave for Vancouver soon enjoy a bit more freedom. Hope the weather improves for you sooner than later. Enjoy your evening.

Cheers,
Trillium
Trillium
15th May 2021 04:44:03 (Last activity: 16th May 2021 12:46:11)
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Hi There Ralph

It was an absolutely gorgeous day here ... warm and sunny and I made my way to the Beach neighbourhood. It’s always lovely to walk the boardwalk along Lake Ontario. A little less crowded from where I am in the heart of downtown Toronto.
I loved what I did as a Senior Policy Advisor to the Ontario Ministry of Education but no, I’m loving retirement ... but it was an interesting position and I’m glad that my work gave me great satisfaction. Not everyone can be that lucky.
Hoping to return to out of country travel in the not-too-distant future. Keeping my fingers crossed.
Cheers,
Trillium
Response from ralfwechs Original Poster made on 15th May 2021 14:05:17
Now I know where you got your name from!
I used to go to Cherry Beach all the time when I still lived in Toronto 10 years ago. Hoping for international travel as well.
Response from Trillium made on 16th May 2021 01:06:05 > @ralfwechs
Hi Ralph
Cherry Beach is a very popular spot and very busy. The Outer Harbour Marina is just down the street from there. I love the Beach neighbourhood along Queen Street especially the boardwalk, the Leuty Lifeguard Station and Kew Gardens. Feels a little more like a neighbourhood than the Harbourfront area which during the summer is packed with tourists. Another gorgeous day here ... hope you enjoyed the same.
Cheers,
Trillium
Response from ralfwechs Original Poster made on 16th May 2021 12:46:11 > @Trillium
That's true. I haven't been there for ages so didn't know what it's like now. So tired of the rain and humidity here!!!
Trillium
7th May 2021 20:53:09 (Last activity: 7th May 2021 23:41:29)
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Hi Ralph
I live on the shores of Lake Ontario in downtown Toronto. I am also comfortably retired .... from the OPS.
Unfortunately, the only thing that is at the moment plaguing us all is the lack of social interaction due to the pandemic. As well, I miss travel.
As well, so many people post and then can’t find their way back to their post to see if there has been any action.
Enjoy your day. The sun has just come out here ...
Cheers,
Response from ralfwechs Original Poster made on 7th May 2021 23:41:29
Hi Trillium,

Thanks for writing. Good to hear from you! I do miss travelling as well. Hope you don't miss your old government job too much. I was in a medical field. It's another cloudy and wet day here.

Best regards,
Ralph
ralfwechs Original Poster
7th May 2021 22:21:38
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Hi Trillium,

Thanks for writing. Good to hear from you! I do miss travelling as well. Hope you don't miss your old government job too much. I was in a medical field. It's another cloudy and wet day here.

Best regards,
Ralph

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