Friday, January 20, 2012

I don't know what I was thinking, but I'm happy I did it.

15 Year. 15 YEARS!!!

I graduated from my little tiny High School, 15 years ago. To some that might seem laughable, to others an eternity.  But for me 15 years is a reality check.  Where am I in life? Well over the past 5 years I have made leaps and bounds towards my major life goals. I found the love of my life, I got married, I've started my own business. I'm pretty pleased with where my life is now. Could it be better? YEP. But, am I planted on the right path... YEP!

But WOW-- 15 years. What is everyone else doing? Well, we all have the benefit of facebook now so I can keep up with a large majority of my classmates. Which making the planning of our 15 year reunion, much easier. Because for some insane reason, I decided to do it.  And I'm quite glad that I did.  Many people hate even thinking about their reunion. I understand that, maybe if I wasn't so happy where I am right now, I would feel different. Because come on, we all know, we will be judged. There is no way around it. People will be keeping tabs on kids and houses, and marriages and divorces. Who stayed and who moved away. How many Drs. and Lawyers, and Nurses, and construction workers there are. Who got together with whom, and where they are now. Who showed up and who didn't.

I'm not saying it's right, it just is.

But for better of for worse we're getting together.

So the planning begins.  First I'll say, I know I can't please everyone. It's going to be a rough road ahead. We plan on getting together during the summer. Not sure what we want to do, or where we want to go. But it's been 15 years since I've gotten to see some of these people. So stick around, I'm sure the posts will be interesting.


  1. haha! Best advise I can give is just do what you think is best for the majority and don't try to please everyone. Its impossible! Maybe do a simple poll using FB polls or survey monkey with specific date suggestions, then make the decision yourself based on that and let them deal with the decision. There will always be complainers... they'll deal. We are the cool ones anyways. :)

  2. One piece of advice from my past experience. Don't allow people to pay at the door. If you have the reunion somewhere where there will be a head count and you pay up at the end, be very mindful. People came to our last reunion and didn't pay. At the end of the night I was out an extra $200 from my own pocket.