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Good News!  We don’t need $100,000.

Good News!  We don’t need $100,000 to travel for a year. A quick Google search shows various sites listing $4,000-$4,500 as the average cost of a one-week domestic vacation for…

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Worry, Fear & Guilt

I have started this blog to share my journey to plan for and take a midlife career sabbatical.  I dream of escaping the fatigue, stress, and over-work that is considered…

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The “Worrier” Gene

Some of us were born with a “worrier” gene and I am one of them. Women, in particular, seem to share this tendency and our conversations with one another reflect…

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Dreaming is Free

We were getting ready for work this morning and I must have been smiling. My husband asked what I was thinking as I slid into my nylons and heels. I…

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First World Problems

This whole conversation is admittedly the babbling of an educated white upper middle-class suburban female. The problems I describe are First World problems.  Wahhh, right? Millions of people in this…

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The Midlife Crisis

I heard about a 50-year-old guy today who cleaned out the bank account and moved to Thailand. He left behind a wife and 3 kids. She managed to reach him…

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