Just a short update for this week before I go to bed, but we have two pieces of very exciting news.
First and foremost, I am officially graduated now! It feels like a long time coming, but in all reality–especially when you consider the time I took out for my mission–I was still able to graduate with a degree in 4.5 years instead of the usual four! Not bad when you consider I changed majors from Computer Science to Information Systems about halfway through my education. Learning Chinese amongst all the wonderful experiences I had in Taiwan gave me a far greater education, in my opinion. And to top it off, it was also really nice to see the family come up and give us support.
The second great piece of news is that I got the promotion at work! It is nice to finally be going in a more substantial direction that my education and experience qualifies me for. It’s not that I didn’t like my old jobs at the Network Operations Center or in Technical Support, but I feel like there is so much more I can offer. These jobs were important but very limited in the scope of my possible contributions. Here’s to the first step on our path toward the future!