I attended one of the many University of Texas at Austin convocation ceremonies today. The daughter of a college roommate of mine graduated. Being on a university campus always feels a bit like home to me, no matter how brief my visit might be.
Seeing these young people graduate college and turn to take the next significant step in their lives makes me nostalgic. I can recall the excitement of the prospect of having your entire future before you. For me, that day was 30 years ago. I feel older; but not old. A little part of me wishes I could do it all again. The rest of me is content to look back on a life that’s more than half way lived, enjoy the memories, and cherish the remainder.
Congratulations to the all the graduates of 2017!!!