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3 Essential Topics to Consider Before Retirement

Dear Readers, Several clients, friends and family members are approaching retirement. When sharing the news, their eyes widen with delight, but beyond delight, I see mixed emotions. I sense tremendous excitement, plus a noticeable glimmer of apprehension.  It’s similar to the look on people’s face as they approach a roller coaster.  They know that a  big and […]

Career: Success stories often paved with obstacles

Dear Readers, You may know that I split my work hours several ways. Some of my favorite hours are in 2nd and 3rd grade classrooms in Santa Rosa low income areas, where I design and deliver literacy and art programs. I try to empower, enliven and enlarge the scope of possibilities for the kids. I often read them inspiring biographies […]

3 Ways to Make the Most of a Job Fair

Dear Readers, Calling on all Sonoma County job seekers…. This Thursday, May 4 is the Sonoma County Job Connections event. It runs from 4- 7 pm at the Graton Resort and Casino in Rohnert Park. The event is free. Visit to register or you can register on site. There will be nearly 50 employers on hand, and you […]