On Friday, Kiki graduated with high honors from Loyola. Scott and I could not be prouder - well, I may be a little prouder than Scott is, but then I have plenty of reason to be! I am nothing if not modest, but Those in the Know can be forgiven for cheering loudly for me - after all, it is no doubt due to my expert guidance that this amazing child has gone so far in life at such a young age. With my characteristic generosity, however, I must insist that you cheer for Kiki also, for her part in this great success story! For four years Kiki kept her nose to the pedagogical grindstone, (working part time, too!), while still managing a lively social life, a semester abroad and a blossoming romance with a fine young man. I think that is
Here is my favorite photo of the day: my one-in-a-million daughter in a sea of crimson!
That was Friday. On Saturday, Jack had his senior prom, so we hastily switched gears and turned our attention to corsages, formal wear and gussying up the car for the occasion. Jack probably also thought about these things, although I am not quite sure since he went about with his usual
Here is our high school graduate (well, almost! He graduates officially on June 3):
The second picture reminds me that he will soon be walking away into his independent future, and he seems so capable and strong and ready. Just as I felt with Kiki and Jessie, the thought fills me with
In other news, my faithful readers will be
Next, I will get Edward and Kenny's passport applications sorted out. They should be much simpler to do, so I expect I will have them in the mail
I am still
There were other things I hoped to write about today, but I am
Good day to All!