Exploring subjects from the challenges of retirement to an array of travel adventures to reflections on the vagaries of daily life, author Zoya Schmuter presents in her book a collection of essays and stories that capture personal moments, but also make insightful connections that link universal experiences.
The essay "Retirement Coming" addresses the concerns of many professional people fearful of the retirement proposition and who are challenged by the necessity of restructuring their life. "We Borrowed Grandchildren for Swiss Vacation" shares a funny tale of a warm and fulfilling relationship during a two-week vacation trip to Switzerland of the grandparents with their grandchildren, ending with unusual adventure caused by flooding in the Alps. "The Bavarian Castle" tells a romantic story of Schmuter's week in a beautiful castle in Franconia where the underground path led her to the professional encounter with ancient mummies.
From New York to Florida to the Poconos and beyond, Walk of Life offers a plethora of stories that explore both conflict and epiphany.