More from Second Acts
How a chef turned her love of retro fashions into a new career.
How New Jersey writer and stay-at-home dad Alan Paul became front man for a popular Beijing blues band and author of Big in China.
Janet Hill Talbert switches gears from editing the printed word to crafting and selling jewelry etched with inspiring verses.
Arts & Culture
When 10 accomplished actors, musicians and athletes (and one fight doctor) hit the canvas, the art world took notice.
An Oregon entrepreneur helps would-be business owners take new careers for a spin before sealing the deal.
When David Arrick lost his commercial real estate job, he started an online bakery selling "guy-friendly" cupcakes. Now he's got a cookbook deal, too.
Former exec makes it his business to bring books to 5 million children ... and counting.
Arts & Culture
The actor who played "Wally" is now an accomplished artist who's had his work displayed in the Louvre.
A San Francisco marketing executive goes back to his roots and finds his true passion up on the (eco-friendly) roof.
The veteran Star Trek actor's provocative images are light years from Spock.
The Good Life
Oregon mortician Elizabeth Fournier has made herself an authority on green burial.
When he lost his executive job, Michael Leigh set his sights on creating a B&B where astronomy buffs could explore whirling galaxies.
Robert Hall's second act stemmed from his love of the wine, food and glassware of a favorite restaurant in Italy.
Family & Relationships
How a book on simple living and a friendship with the author changed the lives of a North Carolina woman and her husband.