• Freewheeling in Semi-Retirement

    I’ve always thought of my blog as a place where I share information about writing, books, teaching, storytelling, and the like. But now that I’m in this precarious phase of life called “semi-retirement,” I have to figure out what I’m all about. Things change. I mean this statement in the best of ways…it’s weird to be in this place, for sure. And I haven’t really flushed out my thoughts on it until now. I’ve been a teacher since 1993 when I taught my first college course. At that time, I was still working in baseball. Since then, I worked for a newspaper, had children, created my own business (twice), and…