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changing it up

Hello and Welcome!


  Hello and thanks for stopping by to share part of your day with me. I’m thinking this midlife thing isn’t all that bad. In fact, most days it’s pretty good – I have a new career, new hairstyle, new clothing style – life seems full of possibility. Oh sure, some of the old things are still there – I…

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changing careers

60-Something and Changing Careers? Some Reasons Why…


    I’ve been in a classroom for 20+ years. I’ve taught Language Arts for all of those years – every one of them in a middle school setting. Now, with only a few years before retirement, I’ve decided it’s time to make some career changes. Friends and family all ask the same questions: “Are you sure you want to…

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changing it up

Who Is A Midlife Woman?


  I used to think a midlife woman was a sad and lonely empty nester whose husband bought a sports car and tried to recapture the glory of his youth while she sat home, watching soap operas until the kids and grandkids came to visit. Now “I are one,” and the reality couldn’t be further from that old belief. So…

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