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Never.  With the new movie Julie & Julia coming to theaters next month, and being a big fan of Meryl Streep, I wanted to learn more about Julia Child.  What I discovered was that she started cooking school at age 37, having had several interesting jobs before embarking on a new adventure.  And look how far she went.

For as long as I can remember, I’ve loved cookies.  All through my years in finance, I said I wanted to open a cookie shop someday.  One day, I took the leap.

Starting a business just before turning 50 (yes, I’ve admitted my age) was quite a leap.  Some days that leap feels inspired, some days the leap seems crazy.  But at least I’ll never have to say ‘if only I’d…’

So to all the Julia Child’s of the world, whatever your dream is I wish you the best of luck.  Whether it’s sautéed, baked, built, designed, written, drawn, engineered, sung or created, it’s your adventure to be embarked upon.  And whether you figure out what you want to do with your life when your 15 or 50, you’ll never know until you try.

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