A little something I wrote this time last year about my thoughts on graduation and things I wish I knew at age 18.
High school graduation season is in full swing in my home state. Some times it’s tough to believe I’ve been out of high school for sixteen years. So much has happened since I became an adult. What follows is what I would tell myself if I had a time traveling DeLorean or funky booth like Dr. Who.
You have just finished high school and your adult life now lays ahead of you shooting off into the unseen distance like the open highway in Jack Kerouac’s “On The Road.” You didn’t take any time to appreciate the fact you graduated from high school, looking ahead to the challenges and opportunities of college instead. You should have appreciated your time being somewhat of an outsider in your high school. First because the people that struggle socially in high school often are the ones who adapt to the adult world better…
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