K Sampath Kumar brings out the humor in retirement
Q: How many days in a week?
A: 6 Saturdays, 1 Sunday
Q: When is a retiree`s bedtime?
A: Two hours after he falls asleep on the couch.
Q: What`s the biggest gripe of retirees?
A: There is not enough time to get everything done.
Q: Why do retirees count pennies?
A: They are the only ones who have the time.
Q: Why are retirees so slow to clean out the basement, attic or garage?
A: They know that as soon as they do, one of their adult kids will want to store stuff there.
Q: What`s the biggest advantage of going back to school as a retiree?
A: If you cut classes, no one calls your parents.
Q: Why does a retiree often say he doesn`t miss work, but misses the people he used to work with?
A: He is too polite to tell the whole truth.
And, my very favourite....
Q: What do you do all week?
A: Monday through Friday, NOTHING..... Saturday and Sunday, I rest!!!
(The writer is a professor at SSN Business School, Chennai)