I recently quit my job, pulled stakes in Paris and settled in Singapore. I tell myself I'm in early retirement and will repeat it like a mantra until my money runs out. With little to worry about I anticipated a blog creativity burst that never arrived. Rather, I've become lazier. I can easily pass a day without doing a whole lot. For hours I ponder deep questions such as "should I swim before dinner or after?" Then I stumbled into Cheok Kee, where they take the bones out of the duck for you. These are the types of incremental improvements that can jolt a listless retiree back into the blogosphere.