Second careers and those that might follow aren't necessarily about the money. We don't know how many days we have left, so if you have small hollows in your psyche that need to be filled, there's no time like to present to go find your trowel.
Like a character in a short story, I have carefully created this older self so that she seems very real to me. Her image now is my North Star toward which I navigate my life, especially in my creative pursuits.
Susan Hess Logaeis is a former model, actress, filmmaker and activist against breast implants. She wrote, produced and co-starred in "Not Dead Yet," a dramatic comedy about three actresses over forty who can't find roles for women their age.
For any of you who have struggled to realize a dream or long held the notion that there is a finite time line for what you want to accomplish, hang on a tick. I am here to say that anything, really, is possible.