Monthly Archives: April 2018

The Writing on the Wall

I have been heard to say that I would not recommend transitioning careers to teaching in one’s middle age. This is, predominately, because the pay scale and benefits are structured so that they really only work if one starts out … Continue reading

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Maybe a Move?

Contemplating the doctor’s suggestion to cut back on stress, I quickly pinpointed the two areas that topped my stressor list. Money (always). Teenagers are not cheaper than infants or toddlers even though they no longer require diapers, daycare or babysitters. … Continue reading

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Less Stress

“Less stress,” prescribed the doctor in charge of lowering my stubbornly resistant and persistent high blood pressure after reviewing a month’s worth of readings predominantly in the stage 2 and 3 hypertension range. “Less stress,” I repeated. “How so?” “Take … Continue reading

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