Tag Archives: assessment

“Hey you, wake up, get yourself together…”

Ever had your cage rattled? I’m pretty sure we all have. If you haven’t, you probably have and you haven’t noticed (and that’s not good). We all get our cage rattled in life, some more often than others. Some of these rattles come from positive things, and some from not so positive things. I’ve gotten a combo of both in the last month or two.

I haven’t mentioned it to a lot of folks, but I applied to graduate a couple weeks ago. This kickstarts my final semester and is a big deal. Anybody who’s followed this blog has gotten a general idea of what I’ve gone through to get to this point, so it really floored me when I watched the blinking text (yes, blinking text via the <blink> tag, and the person I need to give hell to about that is still on vacation) telling me that I’ve successfully applied to graduate. It really hit then: This is my last semester. I’m fortunate that I shouldn’t have to be desperately job hunting after I graduate, as I’ve got a good thing going now, but this is still a huge step and a new chapter in my life, and I can’t help but think about it. Continue reading