“There’s Always Next Year”

I’m not one for reblogging other people’s content, but sometimes something comes along that’s too important to ignore. Please read this heartfelt appeal from my good friend and colleague Vaughn R. Demont – because sometimes next year is too far away for your dreams.

Vaughn R. Demont

Apologies up front, this isn’t really a happy post.

Once you get out of college, you usually have a lot of dreams, some of them wild, like moving to Hawaii and living there or buying season tickets to the Seahawks or something, and some of them not as much, like getting a nicer car or a bigger TV, but you stay realistic, work on what you need, and for the dreams, well, there’s always next year. For some of us, it’s a literal promise, a year passes and things get better, and you walk into an electronics store and wander around, looking at the TVs knowing that if you really wanted, you could walk up to the wall of displays, point at a 48″, tell the guy behind the register “I’ll take that one” and mean it. You don’t, of course, but the fact that you could does wonders for…

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