Not Quite Ready to Retire

Done with the 9 to 5 but not prepared to hang it up? This work may be for you: the bridge job

Two years ago, Bob Markway retired. Or so he thought. After joining Shell's exploration and production unit in 1973, Markway had climbed the ranks to manage its deepwater operations in the Gulf of Mexico. He had reached an age and accumulated enough years of service to sail off into the sunset with a good pension. Both kids' college tuitions and one of their weddings were out of the way; his 46-ft. sailboat, the Sazerac, beckoned. But then Hurricane Katrina walloped his house two blocks from Lake Pontchartrain, and his plans for a clean break from his career shifted. "Suddenly, having cash...

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