Thursday, June 24, 2010

Our Second Graduate



This past Saturday was our oldest daughter's official Graduation Dinner.  Her older brother graduated last year among much fanfare and a party that lasted into the night.  Opposites in most things, their celebration choices proved no different.  Larissa chose to have a simple dinner at a Mexican restaurant with a few family friends.

My first graduate was hard to contemplate.  The memories of Kindergarten all the way through high school tugged at me and I remember being overcome with sadness at losing my firstborn to
that big ole' world out there.  A year later and I'm wondering why he's still at home.  GRIN.

There were a few moments of sadness last weekend.  Mostly when realizing that those childhood moments are gone.  The reading aloud together, snuggled on the couch, are no more.  The term "Mommy' is no longer on her lips.  And it all went by so much more quickly than I was prepared for.  But I am well pleased with what I have now; a good friend, a conspirator, a young woman I am immensely  proud to call my daughter. Happy Graduation, Larissa.

Two down, five to go. . .


4 comments:

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Anonymous said...

Sweet! Congrats, Larissa! Love, Aunt Jenn

Heather said...

Congratulations! Your daughter looks very proud:) She is so beautiful, also! I can't imagine Nick being done...!

Crystal said...

XD Love this. :)

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