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Baltimore living column: First 'adult' vacation can breed anxiety

Baltimore living column: First 'adult' vacation can breed anxiety

"Vacation" is one of the most happiness-inducing words in the English language. It's also one whose definition changes with age. When you're younger it often means a trip with your family, most likely tucked somewhere into the months-long break that's automatically worked into your schedule each year. (I'm not bitter or anything.) Your parents do the planning, and you're just along for the ride. When you first enter the working world, vacation means the few precious days that let you cling to the illusion that adult responsibilities still don't exist. You ration out your 10 or so allotted vacation days with stingy finesse — a true...

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