“Sometimes in life,” I told my 12-year-old daughter, Lydia, as we packed to move after 18 years in the same house, “You have to tear out your roots and shake up your life to keep moving forward or you will become too comfortable.” As the curtain closes on 2015, I find myself in a place of precipitous change.
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