How to Start a New Life in Paris

When software executive Kathleen Flinn was fired from her job, she stopped to ask herself: "What do I really want to do in life?" She then moved to Paris to enroll at Le Cordon Bleu cooking school. Her new memoir is The Sharper Your Knife, the Less You Cry.

The Sharper Your Knife is available for purchase at

Event: Kathleen Flinn will be speaking and signing books
Tuesday, December 11 at 7 pm
Borders at Columbus Circle
Wine and cheese will be served

Weigh in: We'd like to hear from people who've changed career directions mid-life. What were you doing, and what did you decide to do instead? How scary was it to make the change?