Sorry, I had to be away for a number of hours.
I posted some of my experiences and conclusions about privacy because that word was used by others. Yes, GL has my situation pretty well figured out.
I've been retired now almost 2 years, but for 24.5 years I was one of two public representatives of a section of a provincial organization. The paper called, I had to say yes. & I did a lot of very publicly visible things.
I've moved away from the island of Newfoundland to where the traveling is much easier. & oh, do I realize how glad I am to have more privacy
Plus, I think that not all can add up what putting yourself out there can cause.