Angela Petitt began to get a nagging feeling there was more to life than her winning corporate existence. After trying unsuccessfully to ignore the distracting doubts, Petitt, 41, decided that a sabbatical was the only way to satisfy her curiosity about the world outside of her Houston realm. After four years as an information technology systems analyst with Waste Management, she resigned from her position, intent on six months of travel, volunteering and career exploration.
Since August of last year, Petitt has visited Germany, Italy, Israel, Egypt, Turkey, Colombia, Jamaica, Costa Rica and Panama. She’s tried out golf, horseback riding, cruising and ziplining. And she’s keeping her career options open. Go to FULL ARTICLE.