How do you leave a place after 45 years? Very intentionally. Here is my story, with some principles that will help anyone who is relocating.
I returned to a broad variety of places where I had lived and worked and played. Some of the times the emotions that appeared were no surprise. Sometimes they were shocking.
This is how I processed my emotions and my history in California so I could leave with good memories and emotional freedom to enter into the next chapter of my life.