Meet the Author
Thomas J. Marshall
Tom Marshall is a retired Army Colonel and his wife Elysee owned an insurance agency in Northern Virginia before they retired to Naples, FL in 2001. But get this! In the eighteen years since retiring they have never spent a summer in Florida, don’t own a second home or take cruises or tours. Instead, they have Made the World Their Second Home. Renting for three or four months each summer they have, for example, lived in Ireland, Carmel CA, Australia/NZ, Camden, ME, Estonia, Slovenia, Cambridge UK, and recently Saratoga Springs NY, the subject of another of Tom’s photo-journal books about their lifestyle.Their way of retiring is safe and very affordable, delivers great value, excitement and variety, is educational, friendship building and adventuresome… what an active retired lifestyle is all about.