The Wall Street Journal's Encore Journal Report, as published Monday, October 25, 2021.
Cover Story: I Studied Retirement for 44 Years. Then I Retired -- As an academic, I had surveyed and talked to thousands of retirees. And yet, there were still plenty of surprises.
- Listen Up: Whether it’s about birdwatching, entertainment or retirement advice, podcasts have come of age for older listeners.
- Magic in Orkney: A painter and former Long Island school teacher explains why she retired to Scotland’s windswept Orkney Islands. (It wasn’t for the winters.)
- More Than a Game: A lifetime playing the card game solitaire helps a writer connect with her family and the world.