On starting a blog, and transitioning to freedom
Japan, Osaka, river, nature, blog

May 9, 2016 with minimal edits.

I’m starting a blog today.

Not sure what the theme of this blog is yet, but its purpose is to keep me writing. It’s also documentation of my career and life evolution.

I’m transitioning from doctor to entrepreneur, from the employee-employer relationship to being my own boss, and from trading time-for-money to developing passive income streams as a means of providing financial independence from my work as a physician.

Should I reveal my identity from the beginning or write anonymously? We introverts are repelled by the idea of being famous, but having a blog is hardly equal to fame.  Having a shitty blog is as ubiquitously 2012 as basic girls taking duckface selfies (which is happening in front of my me in this cafe  -_-). More . . .

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Welcome to my blog!
sunset, ocean, beach
Macaron and me. The streets of Paris, 2014

How does change begin?  Does it begin en masse?

Or is it the little pebble tumbling down the hill that hits the stone,

That bumps the rock, that starts the mudslide?

When we reminisce, all we remember is the mudslide;

No one remembers the pebble, the rock, and the stone.

-Me, February 2016

Welcome!  I’m Francine and I’m excited to share my journey with you. This blog documents my evolution from full time practicing physician to a creative existence as yet to be determined.

There will be random musings about almost anything from birds to fashion to climate change and back, rants about my job and medicine in general, and lots of travel pics and information, mixed with hopes, fears and excitement for the present and future. More . . .

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