Some of just retire and play golf or maybe bridge. Some volunteer; others decide to travel. After battling Stage 3A lung cancer with radiation, chemo, surgery and more chemo in 2017, Renate Conlon decided life was too short to let her dreams go by. She told her husband that the next item on her bucket list was to play bridge in all 50 states. They began their travels in October 2018.
The couple finished their 49th state on August 30 in Arlington, Massachusetts, at the Family Friendly Bridge Club. Renate commented, "This club was definitely the most friendly club we visited. ..(cont)