My card, it’s sanitary

Assorted "retired" business cards

I took a page from my dad’s uncle’s book, and had cards printed up when I retired a few years ago. First the one with the hammock (A). I have a few left but I discovered that they put me in a bad light, people expect you to do something besides lay around when you retire.

So I had some made that reflect my interests, (B) mainly collecting mid-century advertising and ephemera, here lately it’s been old matchbooks, they keep me amused during the lockdown. I also made some crack about being an “investor”… but that’s not even funny anymore. At the time, the kids on Reddit were saying condescendingly, “OK Boomer”, so I turned that on it’s head, and declared myself to be “An OK Boomer”.

My great-uncle’s card (C) had it right, notice that he has no way to contact him on that card, and nothing to encourage people to look him up. The original social distancer.

Author: NeverJetHot

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