Hello my readers and bloggers! Unfortunately, this is my last blog post for the year. As a senior graduating very soon, all good things must come to an end. I will miss blogging about sociological topics and organizations that help the population but I’m sure the web can provide more than enough information for you when I leave. Maybe a student in journalism next year will take over this blog and will find sociology just as interesting as I do. I thought I would end this last post with looking into the meaning of goodbyes. I don’t mean to blog on depression and sadness but I think it brings what we have to a close. Goodbyes are certainly experienced and felt in everyone’s lifetime at some point or another. It could be a farewell to leaving high school or some other big milestone. It could be a goodbye to a loved one or a pet. A pondering question some may have is, does every single goodbye have to be labeled as bad and final? Absolutely not is my answer. In my opinion, some goodbyes lead to new beginnings. They lead to what lies soon ahead and next to come. Yes, the future is scary and I can’t explain to you all how much it scares me but what else am I to do? Wait for the world to change in the way that I want it to? No. You live life the way it flows. You accept what is, and learn about yourself in the process. You develop your character more from the scars you take in. I believe deep within me that goodbyes can really either be a lesson or a blessing. Why should we label a goodbye as something of bad nature? The word literally says “good” in it! Isn’t it just the next chapter and the spark of something new? I hope that’s something we can all take away from tonight’s final blog. Thank you all so much for putting up with me this year. It’s been a quick journey through senior year but there’s a paved path up ahead for me at Central Washington University. Maybe I’ll create my own personal blog in college and keep up with everyone. I wish you all the best, Sociogal.