Sunday, June 12, 2011

Life is an Occasion; Rise to it!

Finishing school definitely feels a bit surreal. I know that most people graduate from college these days so it may not seem like a big deal, but it feels good to finish what I started 12 years ago. I always wanted to go to college and not sure where along the road I thought I'd lost the dream. Turns out dreams etched deep inside don't go away that easily even when you fight it.

I made it official on May 21, 2011 and decided you're never to old to walk across the stage in a cap and gown. I was lucky enough to celebrate the day with some of my very favorite people and felt accomplished, loved, relief, inspired, closure.

Now, I'm working to figure out "what's next?" and honestly, I'm in no huge rush. I'm hopeful life's next step will be unquestionably clear. I usually feel it deep inside when something is right. In the meantime, I'd be lying if I said I wasn't enjoying my extra free time. Life is so good.

P.S. I actually finished before I turned 30!

5 comments:

Megan and Nate said...

YOu are amazing. But you already know that. You really should be a writer. YOur blog posts are always very well written and entertaining. I am just saying it could be your next adventure:)

Shannon said...

Sister, I just got goose-bumps reading this. You are my hero. Who says we tend to not follow-through with things - oh, wait, that was us. You proved us wrong and I am so proud of you.

Matt and Erin Pitcher said...

Nikki! I've missed your posts. So...I've tagged you on my blog. Check it out.

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