A Former Homemaker Seeks a Green Career

Stephen Brashear

Having earned a degree in landscape management, Kristine Bridges volunteers in a municipal greenhouse in Tacoma, Wash., while she looks for a job.
September 28, 2009

Second in an occasional series on adults who seek higher education after turning 50.

If things had been different, Kristine Bridges figures, she would have gone to college and become a forester. She would have worked under the sky, no walls in sight.

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