It's about that time of year when graduation ceremonies, well-wishes and job-hunting begin. Fountain pens and diamond earrings are wonderful and traditional graduation gifts but sometimes something practical can truly be the best option. So send off the graduate in your life with something they'll not only cherish and love because it came from you but they'll actually use on a regular basis!
Former Vice President Joe Biden gave a wonderful commencement speech at Colby College this weekend, but sorry Joe... You have been topped. Actor Bill Pullman, who as the President, gave one of the best speeches of all-time in the movie, 'Independence Day', turned those famous words around for graduation day!
They have been training for a while and today they receive their official "license" to serve!
Fourteen police officers and their dogs graduate from the Maine Criminal Justice Academy starting at 10am today. One of those graduates is close to my heart!