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Musings of a MadCityWriter Redux

Hello! And welcome to the revival of Musings of a MadCityWriter. I started this blog some years ago and took a hiatus to delve into genealogy and work on my historical novel, Courting the Sun: A Novel of Versailles (more on that in another post). The idea for the book...

Finding Your Way Forward With a Life Coach

Finding Your Way Forward With a Life Coach

As I approached my retirement after 40 years of teaching, I found my head spinning with all the possibilities, worries, fears, and questions that come with a major life change. I turned to my friend, Mary Aleckson, a Life Coach. And to my amazement, in just a couple...

Discovering Maria Popova’s Brain Pickings

Discovering Maria Popova’s Brain Pickings

I have recently retired from forty years of teaching. It was a rewarding forty years, and I have to admit my job defined me. Most people look at retirement as the ending of something, but I see it as the opportunity to embrace something new in my life....