Unabridged from my Bonus Years column in the Lifestyle section of The Sunday Capital, Annapolis, Maryland Living as a stranger in a foreign land is a great privilege. It is also one I enjoyed during a career that included a lot of time living, working and traveling outside the United States — in Europe, Asia, Australia and South…

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Unabridged from my Bonus Years column in the Lifestyle section of The Sunday Capital, Annapolis, Maryland The message from nearly a dozen readers who emailed me last week was loud and clear:  I should have explained my four-month absence instead of just showing up last Sunday.  The clearest was the shortest:  “You’re back!  What’s going on??”  The short…

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Unabridged from my Bonus Years column in the Lifestyle section of The Sunday Capital, Annapolis, Maryland Perspective. That’s one of the advantages of the bonus years. As you pass through your late 50s and then into the 60s and 70s and beyond, you are able to take a more measured assessment of life’s events. Your thinking and understanding…

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