I’m a long time banker, having started in the business at sixteen as a co-op student filing checks at a bank after school. I worked 26 years at two different banks, but after a year in 2004 of life changing tragedy it was time to make a decision.
Scary as it was, walking away from a long career was the best thing I ever did. Now I’ve finished grad school and have worked in a library – and enjoyed every minute of it all. But the economy being what it is I probably graduated at the wrong time. Communities everywhere around me are cutting positions in libraries. Some are even closing their libraries down. So after a year of doing work I really loved I ended up unemployed for the first time in my life. And the reality is that I had to go back to work at my old employer. I’m just lucky to have something to fall back on. And that they welcomed me back with open arms.
So here’s the story of a banker turned librarian turned banker again, her family and her little dog Katie. Thanks for visiting!
6/1/15: I’ve retired! Now I’ll have time for more adventures, more naps, more cooking, more reading. Maybe some of it will be interesting enough to end up in the blog. We’ll see.