Safeco concierge has no plans to retire again

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SEATTLE (AP) -- After 30 years as a school teacher, Judie Houtz retired and began a second career at one of her favorite locations: Safeco Field.

The Daily Herald (http://is.gd/2pVtwD ) reports that when the Mariners opened their 2012 season, so did Houtz. She's a concierge on the suite level at Safeco Field.

She's worked at the ballpark since 2003 and, at age 63, doesn't plan a second retirement any time soon.

She lives in Clinton on Whidbey Island, faces a commute of at least an hour and a half -- and sometimes up to 312 hours -- to get to her job.

But Houtz says the idea of not making that trek seems ridiculous to her.

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Information from: The Daily Herald, http://www.heraldnet.com