“He laughed when I asked him about his plans to retire. ‘I have partially retired. I’m no longer teaching. Of course, I’m not paid as much, but I really like working with students on projects. I’m on various boards and doing different things for different organizations.’
“‘Do you want to retire?’ I asked.
“‘Only from things I don’t want to do. It seems like every year something interesting comes up, and I just pursue it.’
“‘It’s almost as if you’re built for the encore career.’
“‘Exactly,’ he said. ‘It’s not that hard to have an encore career if you’re a professor.'”
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