New Book Promotion for The Best of the Rest of Your Life
by Alton Morse
The Best Rest of Your Life: 76 Ideas for Discovering Your Passion and Purpose.
retiring earlier and living longer than ever before. So often, early
retirees set out to do the things they haven't had time to enjoy during
their working years. Then, suddenly, they discover that, "Playing golf
(or fishing...or traveling...) 8 days a week soon gets old!" They look
for purpose; for fulfillment; for something that will give the rest of
their lives meaning.
Authors Mark Victor Hansen and Art
Linkletter say it is the time when "our minds are at their most
creative, and our passions burn their hottest." Author Ernie Zelinski
calls it a "life stage filled with more freedom and potential than ever
Today's retirees don't want to rejoin the "rat race," but they do want more from life than leisure.
"The Best Rest of Your Life," Dr. Alton Morse, a very active and
fulfilled 93-year-old author and retiree, explores how to make that
happen. In these pages, you will find 76 ideas for discovering your
life passion and purpose...after you have completed your formal working
years. But he doesn't want you to stop there. He challenges you to use
these 76 ideas as a "spring-board" to a fulfilled life that leaves your
successors with your wisdom and knowledge to make their world a better
place. He wants to challenge you to leave a legacy that consists of far
more than material possessions.
As you face the retirement
maze, he challenges you to retire well. He shares how to face the
uncertainties of your later life dealing with the challenges of
ever-changing values of your money, health, and relationships. He helps
you make meaningful decisions, enjoy hobbies, preserve your history,
and find happiness.
You will be changed by reading these pages. You will find hope that the rest of your life can truly be the best of your life.
Alton Morse was a loving husband to Margie as long as she lived. He is a proud father and grandfather and a loyal friend.
professional educator, Alton earned his EdD degree in 1968 from the
University of Southern California (USC). He remains a loyal Trojan
Alton spent most of his pre-retirement years in the Garden
Grove Unified School District as a teacher, principal, assistant
superintendent in charge of curriculum, and associate superintendent in
charge of business services.
After his formal retirement in 1980,
Alton served as Vice-President and Treasurer of the University of La
Verne. He enjoyed serving on the 1986-1987 Orange County Grand Jury.
He also filled several interim educational positions for both colleges
and school districts. He completely retired from work in 1995 to
become care-taker for his wife Margie. He found a deep fulfillment and
satisfaction in this role and urges readers to embrace all of life.
The final chapter of your life can be your best. Alton is a first-time published author at age 93. He proves it!
I am so proud to highly recommend this book. Alton Morse is probably the kindest and wisest person I know. I am proud to call him Papa Alton. He is my great uncle and a wonderful fill-in grandfather. I strongly recommend this book to any and all.
I give this book 5 out of 5 clouds.