Thursday, May 30, 2013

Love Thursday

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Bridget was surprised to see we were sitting right behind her!  We were too.

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She got her diploma from her dad...

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... who also closed in prayer.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Bridget's Besties

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After graduation 2013, "the six of us."

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Brothers and sisters

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Some theatrical friends

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Tuesday, May 28, 2013


“Ten times a day something happens to me like this – some strengthening throb of amazement – some good sweet empathic ping and swell. This is the first, the wildest and the wisest thing I know: that the soul exists and is built entirely out of attentiveness.”  - Mary Oliver

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Geranium on the deck.

Monday, May 27, 2013

Happy Memorial Day!

Remembering those who fought for freedom and our flag...
July 2000

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Love Thursday

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Last evening, Bridget graduated from South Christian High School.  We are very proud of her!

Wednesday, May 22, 2013


Leonardo needs to be photographed more.  This is an oldie but a goodie!

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Congrats Bridgie!!!!!!!!!

I took a few pix at the beginning of Bridget's open house this past Sunday!  We had a wonderful time.  Bridget graduates this Wednesday evening.

Monday, May 20, 2013

Last Day

Bridget's last day of high school is over.  I asked her to stand by the front door one more time before she left for school Friday morning!

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Wanted: One Groom

Bridget had one more opportunity to be in a high school play this past weekend.   They did student directed Playbills and Bridget was in one called, "Wanted: One Groom."

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Bridget playing "Kayla" and her best friend on stage talk about her wedding plan while Mrs. Shand sits on the couch.

A brief synapsis: Mr. and Mrs. Shand’s meeting through a classified ad brought marital bliss.  So why not place a husband want ad for Kayla, their daughter?  But the family carries strict requirements:  respect for elders, a promising future and an appreciation for antiques.  Excited over the prospect, Kayla invites her best friend over to discuss arrangements.  The doorbell rings.  A young gentleman, who just happens to be eligible, is answering an ad...  for an antique statue!  But he’s well-mannered, obviously likes antiques and is even studying law at Harvard.  Through a hilarious conversation laced with double meanings, the prospective buyer becomes the prospective groom. 

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The Best Friend tries to talk the parents, Kayla, and the potential groom out of the ridiculousness of planning a wedding with a want ad.

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They need to wait just a few days for the marriage license after all.

Monday, May 13, 2013

Each Blossom

So unique
So beautiful

 "The Lord has done great things for us and we are full of joy!" Psalm 126

Friday, May 10, 2013

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Old Pals

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Jessica, Elise, Bridget
These 3 have been friends since they were 3 years old!  Soon they'll be going off to separate colleges, so they wanted to stand together for a pic,

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and an old pose. I have a few photos when they were younger, but the scanner is in the box, so I will leave that to your imagination.

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Bridget's Prom Gang

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This was likely the last time I will ever need to take Prom pictures of all the friends.

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Purple was the color of the day.

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The girls showed off their flowers,

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and the boys, their state championship rings.

Monday, May 06, 2013

Bridget & the Senior Prom

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Bridget went to prom this past Friday with Noah, a guy she works with.  What a nice kid, he can handle all the flood jokes with ease!

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They put their flowers on,
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Then they posed for a few shots on a lovely May evening.

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Friday, May 03, 2013

Flash Back Friday

Gather round while we look at the last time Bridget rode a school bus in 8th grade.

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She is embarking on her final 2 weeks of high school now.

Thursday, May 02, 2013