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Entries from April 2008

Following rabbit trails: the joys of motherhood, art and great friendships

April 11th, 2008 · 1 Comment

In this interview, Edna Bacon shares her latest career transition - she has come full-circle and is again creating ceramic art. And she is taking the opportunities to exhibit in galleries that she passed up early in her career. Edna talks about how her friendships with other artists have brought these new experiences. Avocationist spoke […]

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Tags: Career Advice · Creative Jobs · November Newsletter · Personal Growth

School for grown-ups: 50 is the new 18?

April 8th, 2008 · No Comments

Edna Bacon talks about using school as a way to make transitions and about her “crazy” change at age 50. The Avocationist spoke to her in March 2008. The second of three parts. “I think my Mother thought I was crazy.” Sound Bites "You make a decision at one point, but you can change." "When […]

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Tags: Education · Mid-Life Career Change · November Newsletter

Stay-at-home Mom finds Art, loses track of time

April 3rd, 2008 · No Comments

Edna Bacon’s life has undergone many transformations, but three themes have existed throughout her 68 years: her passions for education, art and good friends. She graduated college and became a wife and mother, but at a time when women realized they could do anything, felt like something was missing. After returning to school for an […]

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Tags: Creative Jobs · Mid-Life Career Change · Mommy Track · November Newsletter · Personal Growth