Even with hot flashes and hearing loss as part of her present vernacular, Carla is loving this stage of life. With age comes the intangible gift of experience and the wisdom it yields. Having raised an emotionally wounded child, she's discovered the blessings that come through trial by fire. She's slowly finding contentment in the things that really matter and freedom in letting go of the stuff that doesn't. She writes openly from her heart about the view further on down the road.