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Miyazaki Retiring, Says Studio Ghibli Chief
Offbeat  (tags: Hayao Miyazaki, Ghibli, anime movie, film festival, retirement )

- 818 days ago -
Famed director Hayao Miyazaki, the anime master and manga artist who has been compared to Walt Disney, is retiring after a four-decade career, the head of his production company said at the Venice film festival Sunday.
Ungolden Years
Offbeat  (tags: Ed Croft, Golden years, pensions, retirement, Social Security )

- 1518 days ago -
Another milestone in my so-called golden years. Yet, to tell you the truth, these years haven't seemed so golden. Maybe it is perspective. Maybe it is that it things really have changed so much that the idea of golden years has gone the way of the
TROTT: New Hope For Racehorses
Offbeat  (tags: racehorses, retirement, plan, retraining, rehoming, welfare, thoroughbreds )

- 1530 days ago -
A bell sounds, the gates flare open, and thoroughbred horses leap into action. Crowds scream and cheer, shaking small white stubs in their tightened fists as they yell "RUN!"
God Hinting At Retirement (The Onion - Satire)
Offbeat  (tags: God, retirement, The Onion, satire, humor )

- 1959 days ago -
THE HEAVENS - Following a routine address during which God confirmed the recent extinction of several thousand species, the Divine Creator gave the strongest hints yet, and fielded questions regarding rumors of his possible retirement.
Urgent!! Send Letter To USDA Lolita's Tank Is Illegal Take Action!!
Offbeat  (tags: lolita, performance, safety, environment, retirement, seaquarium, miami, whale protection )

- 2110 days ago -
Please sign this petition written by our friend Hazel Seymour. Lolita's tank is not big enough, it's an illegal size and Seaquarium has been promising to enlarge it since 1978.
DORREEN YELLOW BIRD: Tribes Will Miss Dorgan's Effectiveness, Concern
Offbeat  (tags: senator, retirement, missed, North Dakota )

- 2121 days ago -
My way of life has changed since I left Grand Forks. Where I used to have my car serviced in hours, it now takes days. One of my local friends smiled when she asked me what I missed most about Grand Forks, and the first thing that popped into my head
No Comeback for Siegfried and Roy
Offbeat  (tags: seigfried and roy, show business, retirement, fans, wild big cats )

- 2153 days ago -
Illusionists Siegfried and Roy have retired for good, but miss their fans. Siegfried Fischbacher is quoted in Tuesday's edition of German magazine Neues Blatt as saying that "Roy and I miss our audience. But there will not be a comeback."
Loving Horses Will Retire Together
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, horses, retirement )

- 2397 days ago -
Two inseparable horses are set to retire together after spending a total of 30 years in the police force. Vincent, 22, and Ursula, 21, have built a bond over the past 18 months, often playing together in the field at the Met's stables in Surrey.
'How Should Bush Spend His Retirement?' Contest: And the Winner Is...
Offbeat  (tags: Bush, retirement, contest, the Nation, two thousand entries, suggestions, satirical, funny, angry, contempt, corporate executives, biggest management debacle )

- 2482 days ago -
Most popular suggestions involved public service in Iraq, jail for war crimes, teaching English as a 2nd language & clearing brush...or to atone for misdeeds by working at a VA hospital. But the winner saw him as host to a reality show with a new twist...

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