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Comments on: Juxtaposed without comment: Retirement & the 2-career academic couple http://www.jbj.wordherders.net/2009/06/05/juxtaposed-without-comment-retirement-the-2-career-academic-couple/ "A man needn't go far to find a subject, if he's ready with his salt-box."--Uncle Pumblechook Wed, 14 May 2014 19:32:14 +0000 hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.1 By: Jason http://www.jbj.wordherders.net/2009/06/05/juxtaposed-without-comment-retirement-the-2-career-academic-couple/comment-page-1/#comment-37088 Tue, 09 Jun 2009 01:16:40 +0000 http://www.jbj.wordherders.net/2009/06/05/juxtaposed-without-comment-retirement-the-2-career-academic-couple/#comment-37088 Chris–oh, I agree. I’ve been sitting on a fairly pissy blog post dedicated to those people over the years who have bizarrely slighted her accomplishments.

Cooler heads have mostly prevailed. Mostly!

But we’ve been excited!

By: Christopher Vilmar http://www.jbj.wordherders.net/2009/06/05/juxtaposed-without-comment-retirement-the-2-career-academic-couple/comment-page-1/#comment-37084 Tue, 09 Jun 2009 00:35:40 +0000 http://www.jbj.wordherders.net/2009/06/05/juxtaposed-without-comment-retirement-the-2-career-academic-couple/#comment-37084 I think traditional eighteenth-century congratulations are due to A.:

Huzzah! Huzzah! Huzzah!

By: Otis http://www.jbj.wordherders.net/2009/06/05/juxtaposed-without-comment-retirement-the-2-career-academic-couple/comment-page-1/#comment-36853 Fri, 05 Jun 2009 23:51:51 +0000 http://www.jbj.wordherders.net/2009/06/05/juxtaposed-without-comment-retirement-the-2-career-academic-couple/#comment-36853 I hear you. The myth of state employees with golden retirement benefits needs to die and come back to reality. Administrative faculty SUOAF-AFSCME are in the same slowly sinking ship. I see the movement I had heard started at ECSU to try and improve this for us in ARP is growing, but with fewer years to my retirement, 29 years into my ARP and an economy that is not healthy, and having jumped from Social Security in 1988 I’m not holding my breath for those ‘golden’ years. (Hello! Welcome to WalMart!)