I Know, Pridefulness Is A Sin, But Sometimes…
For those wondering where I’ve been the last couple of days, the answer is “On The Road” and “At Graduation” and “At Disneyland” and “On The Road Some More”….
My son has just graduated with a B.S. in Business Administration from The University of California. Magna Cum Laude and in 2 honors societies. After a tremendous amount of focus and work on his part, a project his mother and I started 22 years+ ago has reached a very successful completion point. At least for us, our part is done. For him, his part is just picking up steam ;-)
Ahead of him are the career years, some day a family of his own, getting a home, and making a mark on the world.
Behind him is a long effort, well executed.
But for now, for a brief moment in time, he is “On The Cusp”. No longer a student, not yet fully defined. A moment to be savored, how ever briefly, when all things are possible and more doors are opening each year than are closing.
For his mother and I, a very large door is closing; but vicariously we will get to watch those other doors open, and perhaps, from time to time, offer a bit of insight about them, and reminisce about some of our choices. And though this door is closing, I’m quite certain that we’re standing on the right side of it ;-)