Invent Your Own Life’s Meaning by Bill Watterson

By Ann Kristine A. Peñaredondo | Exceptional Events

Feb 08

Bill Watterson is an American cartoonist and the author of the comic strip Calvin and Hobbes. The popular comic strip was syndicated from 1985 to 1995. He spoke of “Invent Your Own Life’s Meaning” in Kenyon College during its commencement exercises on May 20, 1990.

This graphic story of a part of his speech used to be posted on my home office when I started working full-time as a virtual professional:

Now, I am sharing it with you via Soundcloud.

Any thoughts about Bill Watterson’s message? Let me know!


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Ann Kristine A. Peñaredondo is a Facebook Marketing Strategist who has managed and grew Facebook Pages of top shopping malls, lingerie, and dairy brands, as well as authors and experts in business, food, health, and education. Ann's podcast show, Pin To Top, is listed in Growth Mentor and Feedspot as one of the top podcasts for Facebook and marketing for 2020. Ann is also one of the Manila Workshop’s resident speakers and facilitators. She’s been featured in Jomar Hilario’s Online Show and book Virtual Careers, Wazzup Pilipinas, Astig.PH, Prime Influencers, Marketing in Asia, Thrive Global, and The Manila Times. Email her at