Journal 5

“I told him I was studying hard because I wanted to become either a veterinarian or a geologist specializing the the Miocene period, when the mountains out west were formed. I was telling him how geodes were created from bubbles in lava when he interrupted me. ‘For the daughter of the town drunk, you sure got big plans,’ he said.”

How did Jeannette handle this situation?

Describe your “big plans” for your future. How do you plan to achieve them? What is your plan for dealing with difficulties along the way? Who do you think will be there to support you in your path to achieve your plans? If you don’t have any “big” plans for the future, start thinking about where you’d like to be after you graduate high school and go from there.