When you are figuring out where to go next, don’t forget to celebrate how far you have already come

A few weeks ago, I watched my son receive his college degree from the same university that I graduated from a few decades earlier.

It was a great day for him and all of the graduates, and it was fun to see so many students receive their diplomas and begin to move into the next phases of their lives.

The time at commencement made me recall how when I received my college degree in 1992, I was on top of the world but scared of it, too. Continue reading “When you are figuring out where to go next, don’t forget to celebrate how far you have already come”

Graduation advice to help you succeed in life! Or to at least help you learn to make your own ketchup

This is high school graduation weekend in town, and it is a big occasion for my family.

The youngest kids in the family are graduating and everyone is gathering together to celebrate their accomplishments and give them gifts. The best (and least expensive) present I can present is advice, so here are some commencement comments for the graduates of 2018 here in my town and wherever you may be reading this. Continue reading “Graduation advice to help you succeed in life! Or to at least help you learn to make your own ketchup”