For those of you who have read our book, From Silicon Valley to Swaziland, you know that Rick’s and my paths to finding an encore career were not a straight line from our professional careers. As Boomers, we knew that retiring to rocking chairs on our front porch or playing sports or bridge was not going […]
The focus of this section is ideas and articles related to the themes of encore careers, Boomers, volunteering to create a new life-chapter, and living in Africa which are integrated into their book, From Silicon Valley to Swaziland: How One Couple Found Purpose & Adventure in an Encore Career. Prior to that, from 2006 through 2012, Wendy kept detailed travel journals describing Rick’s and her living in Africa and traveling many places in the world. Each year has its own Blog describing many subjects–about animals seen, people met, places visited and overall impressions.