Staying Focused on a Goal

On Writing: Two day writing break while moving the twins back to college. Although, I’m brainstorming how I might revise a YA I wrote a few years ago as we drive to and from… 
On Life: One down. One more to go today. Four hours driving yesterday. Four more again today. Dropping off the twins at their respective colleges leaves jumbles of bittersweet thoughts of pride and worry. But it’s time to let go again, and hope they keep focused on the goals they’ve laid out for themselves. It’s hard to sustain that burning desire and hard work for a semester, especially when others around you are having soooo much fun. One twin has proven she can stay focused. The other twin has created a “make or break” semester for himself. He’s got everything he needs to succeed, if he can keep focused on his goals. Today’s inspiration, Billy Joel’s “Travelin’ Prayer” …