Happy Friday to all of my readers! I hope you’re all getting ready for a fun and relaxing weekend. I’m a bit late with this post, as I have been traveling over the last couple of days. I attended my nephew’s high school graduation in Huntsville, Alabama. We had an awesome time visiting with family and celebrating my nephew’s big day. He had an exciting high school career and is understandably excited about his future.
And that leads me to . . . the Question of the week:
Do you ever have a depressing feeling when you look at a sea of new high school graduates?
I know, I know, I’m a real downer this weekend. Not really. Actually I strongly believe that the American dream is still very much alive. I know that this year’s fresh crop of students is more prepared to face the world than any that came before. Today’s technological advances are amazing! I often think of how much better my education would have been if I had all of today’s tools at my fingertips. Yes, I’m old — as in used a typewriter in college.
Anyway, my sense of depression comes not from a scarcity of opportunity in America but, rather, from the unbelievable financial challenges young graduates face in today’s materialistic world.
To be specific, here are just a few thoughts that crossed my mind as I spent time with my nephew this weekend: [Read more…] about Happy Graduation??