Seeing all of the recent grads on Facebook has me reflecting on various graduations over the years. The one I was most excited for was also the one that brought the biggest change — graduating with my PhD!
My advice for new grads: take time for you and do things that make you happy. It is easy to get wrapped up in the next stage of life. A little “me” time is critical for maintaining the best you (personal and professional)!
Father’s Day, a time to celebrate our Dads. I was blessed with a good one. My parents had two daughters. With no sons you can bet we were some of the toughest most versatile girls around. We can hunt, fish, and skin a dead animal; drive a manual vehicle, operate tractors, backhoes, and skid steers; we can work harder and longer than most men, and eat, drink, and cuss with the best of them! My Dad won’t win awards for being sensitive or empathetic, and I inherited those traits from him. 🙂 Also from my Dad I inherited a strong work ethic, a desire to make things better than you found them, a loyalty to good friends and family, a willingness to help others, and an appreciation to have a good time when the occasion calls for it. So cheers to my Dad, Les!