60 is the New 22

Just got my degree

Photo by Cookie the Pom on Unsplash

Who knew?

It only took me 41 years.

I started college in 1980 after a gap year. I had to pay my own way. My father swore he’d happily pay for college — but only if I became a dentist. Yes, the career choice he made for me was that specific and the straw man he built was that flimsy. I know…



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Barbara Andres

Barbara Andres


Muddling through, one story at a time. Grab a cup of tea, pull up a chair, and let’s get curious together.