In 1979 I applied to SUNY Purchase. I was not accepted. It took me more than thirty years to graduate college with stops at the following institutions of higher education:
I, apparently, had to live a little.
I am raising two amazing teenagers who will be experiencing college very soon. Their experience will be far different than mine. But it will be a place of magic for them and a place where their dreams will soar. Much as I expect them to.
And so, with a breadth of life experience, wisdom and age, I am delighted to say I persevered, got a kick in the ass from friends who said, "GO FOR IT," and now, I can finally add college graduate to my resume.
An 8-1/2" x 11" piece of paper that doesn't change me at all, and yet...it totally does.
How's THAT for the greatest Valentine's Day card ever?