Fascinated by midlife hope, dreams, fears, and resistance to change despair and triumph are part of life, but they do not need to be equal parts Fascinated by midlife hope, dreams, fears, and resistance to change. We carry these. In abundance. They counter each other, often leaving us with little to show. The only limitations we have are those we impose upon ourselves. Next Blog By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.