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Philadelphia Fire Department Arson Dog Retires After 6 Years Of Service   video
Offbeat  (tags: PFD, Black Lab, retirement, awesome-pawsome doggy video! )

- 203 days ago -
The nearly 9-year-old black labrador has been sniffing out arson cases for more than two thirds of his life. But now Chance is retiring from the Philadelphia Fire Department.
Steve Davis: Snooker Great Retires After 38-Year Career
Offbeat  (tags: Sport, Snooker, Stave Davis, Retirement )

- 766 days ago -
Snooker great Steve Davis has announced his retirement at the age of 58. Davis began his career in 1978 and dominated the sport in the 1980s, winning six world titles and was world number one from 1983 to 1990.
From Stowaway To Rodent Control Officer: The Story Of Erik The Red
Offbeat  (tags: stray kitty, rodent control officer, retirement, pics, awesome-pawsome kitty )

- 827 days ago -
When he was just a stray kitten back in 1999, Erik the Red accidentally entered a decades old ship called the CSS Acadia. Since then, he has served as a rodent control officer for the CSS Acadia.
This Is What A Retired Carriage Horse Looks Like Celebrating The Barrage Of Snow
Offbeat  (tags: slaughtehouse, retirement, horse, rescued )

- 1183 days ago -
6 years ago Teddy was clomping along the streets of Boston pulling a carriage crammed with tourists. The 2,000-pound gelding had sores all over his body. As is the ending point for many a retired carriage horse, Teddy was headed for the slaughterhouse.
Miyazaki Retiring, Says Studio Ghibli Chief
Offbeat  (tags: Hayao Miyazaki, Ghibli, anime movie, film festival, retirement )

- 1725 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 )

- 2425 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 )

- 2438 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 )

- 2866 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 )

- 3017 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 )

- 3028 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 )

- 3060 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 )

- 3304 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 )

- 3389 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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