As I write these words, not paying attention to the class I’m in – where many of my best columns have been written – my eyes are welling up with tears.
Your lives will undoubtedly change as you walk across the commencement stage and toward a new phase. This is my advice to you.
Where am I in this process of becoming that person I want to be?
The boundaries of age were crumbling in front of my eyes.
The relationships we have, and the love we give and receive, are the most important aspects of our existence. We shouldn’t abandon those priorities when our schedules get hectic.
We are surrounded by university employees who shape our environment every day, yet we hardly ever engage with them.
I have always tried to fight against the neediness of social media.
I can’t help but notice vast differences between the way we respond to external versus internal pain.
I wasn’t expecting to get much out of it, except maybe a free beer or two, but I ended up learning a lot from my first time speed dating.