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CONGRATULATIONS, GRADUATES! AND THANK YOU, SERIOUSLY!

CONGRATULATIONS, GRADUATES! AND THANK YOU, SERIOUSLY!

Written by on May 19, 2017 in Family & Children & Thoughts on Things with 0 Comments

All over the world, students are graduating from schools at every level: grade schools, high schools, colleges, graduate schools, medical schools, law schools. And for you who are graduating, I offer my heartfelt congratulations, and thanks! Why thanks? Because of course it marks an accomplishment. But it also marks you–the graduate–as a learner, as someone who understands […]

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May and June = Graduations!

May and June = Graduations!

  Chances are there is someone in your family—son, daughter, niece, nephew, grandson, granddaughter, brother, or sister—who is graduating from middle school, high school, college, graduate school, military academy, medical school, nursing school, or law school this month. Think back to your own graduations. You were happy to be done with school for a while! […]

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Spring is a Busy Time Of Year! Nurses Week. Mother’s Day. Graduations. Etc.

Spring is a Busy Time Of Year! Nurses Week. Mother’s Day. Graduations. Etc.

Ahhhh Spring!  Mothers and Nurses and Students too!   We had snow on the ground for over two months straight, I think.  And with very little melting, each snowfall just added to the piles.  Our mailbox is on  a 3 foot high post near the street, and we could hardly see the back of it […]

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Just a Reminder: Graduation Days Are Coming!

Just a Reminder: Graduation Days Are Coming!

Springtime Showers Bring Graduation Days!    “This is all we ask of you: Be kind. Be strong. Be Free. And know that we will love you wherever you may be.”  ___   More to come on this topic, but I thought I should put up a reminder that millions of students will be graduating from […]

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All That Is Beautiful

All That Is Beautiful

One more graduation poem for a daughter:  All That Is Beautiful. Congratulations, Class of 2012! All that is beautiful, you take it all in: stars in the heavens; sweet morning dew. Life is to live—not lose or win— and no one loves life as much as you. See the world with your own eyes; there […]

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Your Guiding Star: A Graduation Poem

Your Guiding Star: A Graduation Poem

         Today I am running “Your Guiding Star,” another graduation poem to honor       2012 high school and college grads.  Congratulations, Graduates! You are burdened with the likelihood of overwhelming student loan debt, and you are inheriting a world far more complicated, selfish, angry and economically and politically divided than ever.  Fix it, please!  […]

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Each Day You Write Your History: For Any Graduate

Each Day You Write Your History: For Any Graduate

  Graduation season is, amazingly, almost over!  Most high schools and most colleges now hold graduation ceremonies in May.  Today I am re-running “Each Day You Write Your History,” which was put up at the end of April.  This was originally written for a young lady’s high school graduation, but I think it works also […]

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Soon to Bloom

Soon to Bloom

  Soon to Bloom: Another Graduation Poem for Daughters Thank you to all who viewed “Of Distant Mist and Muffled Drum”, a poem to honor our servicemen and women, past and present. Today, I am running “Soon to Bloom,” another graduation poem especially for girls. If you like it, you can order one for your […]

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It Wasn’t Very Long Ago – Graduation Poem for a Daughter

It Wasn’t Very Long Ago – Graduation Poem for a Daughter

High school and college graduations are milestones in a young person’s life. They should be celebrated, and the work of your student should be appreciated.  These young people have worked very hard, under much stress, and they face a future that offers no guarantees.  Let’s hope they take better care of our world.  We need […]

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Another Graduation Poem: Learning to Fly

Another Graduation Poem: Learning to Fly

It’s graduation season again, a time of looking back, a time of looking forward, a time of reflection, a time of anticipation. It is a time of celebration. A milestone is reached, as new paths move into view. “Learning to Fly” was originally written for my nephews when they graduated from high school. It is actually […]

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