I sit in my office in a state of some disarray. As I wrote earlier, I am converting my paper files to PDFs, so folders are out. A couple of tubs have been filled, and others await their cargo. Paperwork for my new medical license teeters on top of my to-do stack, awaiting completion.
Today I will treat my lab to lunch. Friday will be the final day that my technicians will be in my employment.
A new job in a new city with a new focus will be exciting, but to get there I must part with people here. I know I want to move into the next phase of my life, but I still feel sad about what must be left behind. Each stage builds us for the next; without the last 13 years in Nebraska, I would not be ready for the next period in Oklahoma.
Before we hit the restaurant, I will leave you with the same song that Oprah has chosen for her final episode (and that featured in the last episode of Glee this season):