New beginnings

More than a week has past and it’s finally begun to sink in. I am not on holidays, not on temporary leave, I won’t be returning – I am no longer a working journalist.

Last Thursday, this is what I was doing:

Reflecting on and saying goodbye to a career I had loved.

Reflecting on and saying goodbye to a career I had loved.

All that remained was my Wall-O-Post-Its; I refused to take them down.

All that remained was my Wall-O-Post-Its; I refused to take them down.

As hard as it was to come to this decision, and as much as I know I will miss the great parts of this career, I cannot dwell on the past, I must move forward. And so, in what may have been the shortest retirement known to humankind, on Tuesday, this is what I was doing:

First day of school; the first in almost 15 years!

Back to school – princess backpack and all!

New beginnings start now.

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3 responses to “New beginnings

  1. Holy academic, Batman!! 🙂
    Do you ever look like a student!!
    You’re gonna have to show some I.D.!!
    Try not to distract the other students!! 🙂

  2. i have no doubt you will transition with grace….love your new “school” hair.

    debb

  3. If I was to ever go back to school I’d totally be donning something like a princess backpack 😉
    Also, don’t worry, OCDstickynote is still a thing while your in school.

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