I am so pleased to report that the convocation was ALL that I expected
The bagpiper and academica regalia:
The appropriately dressed child:
The Geeky Girls make funny faces:
Award and dessert:
I am so proud and happy for her...
woo and hoo!
It is a beautiful day for a drive down to the College this afternoon...
I can't wait to take Daughter Bird to her favorite
and get goose bumps when the
marching Bagpipe band appears
and all of the professors
dressed in full academic regalia...
Pomp and Circumstance!
At 8:07pm the Vernal Equinox will be here
and not a MOMENT too soon for me.
I've been happily knitting and hibernating,
and am now ready to peek out
and begin with a fresh NEW
This Friday I will be travelling down
to the College with a box of tissues
for an Academic Awards Convocation
where the Daughter Bird will be honored.
The Marching Bagpipe band will lead the way,
Life is SWEET, n'est pas?
I just returned from the trip down to the College
with the Daughter Bird.
She's home on break, packed and excited
to spend most of the week in the Florida Keys!
So PROUD of her,
it just puts everything
I've spent most of the last few days
hiking out in the Country
by the Wild River.
Threw my troubles in the
and sat on an old porch
in a metal spring chair.