Wherever You Go, Go With All Your Heart

While I’m busy starting a new semester at UNLV, I thought I’d reblog this oldie but goodie about my decision to return to college after 20 years. Enjoy!

From Meredith Allard

I’ve been following Catherine Ryan Howard’s blog Catherine, Caffeinated for a few years now, and I love her insights into indie publishing, her sarcastic sense of humor, and I freely admit that I share her love for all things caffeine. Recently, Catherine posted an article about how the hardest thing about a decision is making it. In her post, Catherine talks about her long-time desire to attend Trinity College in Dublin, and how, finally, at the last minute she applied, and how, finally, she’s attending the university she dreamed about. I nodded as I read Catherine’s post because I had the same realization—that the hardest part about a decision is making it.

_Oh_the_places_you_ll_go_There_is_fun_to_be_done_There_are_points_to_be_scored._There_are_games_to_be_won._And_the_magical_things_you_can_do_with_that_ball_will_make_you_the_winning_est_winner_of_all._Like Catherine, I had university dreams for years. I knew from the time I was working on my BA in English that I wanted to pursue my PhD so I could teach at the university level, but you know…

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