Going to turn in my retirement papers soon, by the end of the month.
Next step, get an apartment, sell the house, figure out where we're going to move.
Why not swap one university town for another? Princeton and Charlottesville are both very appealing. Full-strength coffee bars, vegetarian food markets, excellent public libraries and bookstores, all the basics. Well, Princeton just lost a first-class independent bookstore--the university bookstore might have to do.
We found great bookstores in Philadelphia (Joseph Fox and Big Jar Books). And there's always NYC.