Commencement, it is said, is a beginning. Yet graduations are also the end of an era--for students and their parents. For the kids, it's a time of excitement and promise. For parents, it's a bit more bittersweet.
What will the future hold for the Class of 2015? Time will tell.
My youngest has now graduated from high school. Back in 1980, I was the youngest of my family who graduated.
Jhonny Peralta popped a walk-off solo homer in the bottom of the 10th inning to lift the Cardinals past the Diamondbacks 3-2 in the first of three at Busch Stadium. Matt Adams and Jason Heyward plated a run each for the Redbirds, who have won two in-a-row since a three-game skid. Trevor Rosenthal was credited with his first win.