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.
Jason Heyward drilled a game-tying solo shot in the bottom of the ninth as the Cardinals took down the Diamondbacks 4-3 in the finale from Busch Stadium. Peter Bourjos broke up a potential inning-ending double play to secure the win. Bourjos slid into Diamondbacks catcher Jordan Pacheco, forcing his throw to first to sail high. Kolten Wong added a home run with Seth Maness grabbing the win in relief.