I am graduating in May; and, in lieu of anything philosophical or summative, I want to be practically honest with you—for I think that is my most significant contribution. Too many students graduate without having been honest about their concerns and hopes. . . .
One of my favorite songs is “Closing Time” by Semisonic. Besides it bringing back memories of singing at the top of my lungs at Jacks, it also has a verse that strikes me as meaningful: “Every new beginning comes from some other beginnings end.” . . .
So the time has come and it feels like high school graduation just occurred. I?remember being excited to move on to the next chapter of my life and here I am finishing it up. I?am excited to move on to the next chapter but nervous about what awaits me. Life after college leaves so many more uncertainties. . . .
On April 8, almost six months after the Phillies won their second World Series Championship, the City of Brotherly Love gathered for the long awaited ring ceremony which was held before the third game of the season, before playing the Atlanta Braves. . . .