Every day is a choice

As the post work era begins making choices that will lead to happiness is important.  Because so much of the time during the work and career phase of life was programmed and scheduled, the freedom to hear the beat of a different drummer can be a challenge. You are responsible for the choices you make.  Each […]


As the hours passed during the last day at the office I realized again the importance and meaning of the relationships with co-workers.  It was the support and help from so many people who allowed me to be successful at work.  There were conflicting emotions as I pondered the fact that these good-byes would not […]

Retirement Reflections

A few days ago I had the privilege of attending a ‘retirement reflections’ seminar that was presented by five former colleagues and their spouses.  They were presenting to about a dozen people who were working in similar leadership roles in child protection agencies and who were in the happy position of contemplating retirement within the […]