Carrie Classon is a nationally syndicated columnist, author, and performer. She champions the idea that it is never too late to reinvent oneself in unexpected and fulfilling ways.


"If I occasionally feel foolish, if others accuse me of being ridiculous—

I embrace it. Making meaning at midlife means taking risks and laughing at myself. It requires that I am audacious and humble. Wouldn't it be foolish to let a little embarrassment stand in the way of a wondrous new life?"