Aug 7, 2013

The "Hasta Luego" Folder is Established

Many of you have inboxes at work or at home with folder structures that allow you to sort and organize emails. This past week I made a significant addition to my inbox folder structure at work and added an HASTA LUEGO folder. 

This folder will help me track messages and/or updates at work regarding my transition to the NEXT CHAPTER. I am retiring from Cox Communications in November.  After 33 years in the work force, 25 of which were with Cox, I am turning the page. I've given notice to my team manager and group director.  One day soon I will turn in my badge, turn in my computer, ride the elevator  from the 5th floor to the parking deck, exit CTech Building B and 

 


begin the next chapter of my life. 

Am I excited, YES. Am I nervous, YES, Am I thankful, appreciative and blessed for the amazing years I've had working with people who were willing to teach, willing to develop and willing to support and encourage me, YES ! ! !  Am I ready, YES ! ! !

My immediate plans, transition, transition, transition. I will go from Sr Project Mgr III at Cox to Project Mgr volunteer for the Mawuvio's Outreach Programme in Ghana. I am headed to Kissemah Village, outside of Accra, for about 10 weeks. I will be back in Atlanta right before the year end holidays.  We have  work to do to plan and begin the transition to the new school in Ayikumah; I am going to support Renee and Kwame and everyone at MOP with this effort. I will share all the information and updates as the plans unfold.  I have my flights booked and my appointment scheduled to get the malaria medicine in a few weeks. 

I will in earnest document this next chapter. I love to write and I've not been doing this; the updates will happen consistently. I am getting my iPad super charged for Ghana.  I have so much I want to share. And thanks to all who sent emails over the past few months asking when the posts were going to start again.  Thanks, Thanks ! 

I will end tonight with a favorite quote from Robert Southey, an English poet. 

.....NO DISTANCE OF PLACE OR LAPSE OF TIME CAN LESSEN THE FRIENDSHIP OF THOSE WHO ARE THOROUGHLY PERSUADED OF EACH OTHER's WORTH.....