Today was an incredible day. I was able to successfully submit all of my grades (all 140 of them) and I was able to participate in the senior graduation since I have a senior homeroom.


I watched 482 young people walk across the stage tonight to get their diplomas and it had me thinking about milestones. Some milestones are set by society – you’re supposed to graduate from High School, you’re supposed to get married, have kids, yadda, yadda, yadda. But those who are the most successful in life create their own milestones.

Now that we’re in our home (which I’m still totally in love with) I’ve set up mini milestones. For the month of June we’re going to start painting the interior and I’m anxious to get outside to work in my yard (which by the way I have NO experience with). But that’s just a small example.

Think briefly about the societal milestones you’ve met and then start thinking about some new ones (big and small). I’m working on my summer 2012 manifesto and will be posting that next week. I have five days left of school but now that we’ve submitted final grades it’s all about cleaning up, organizing and taking an inventory of my supplies so I know what to buy over the summer.

Hugs & Kisses!

Co-Founder & Executive Director of Donda's House, Inc. Wife to Che "Rhymefest" Smith. Believer. Writer. Scrapbooker. ΣΓΡ.

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