Saturday, September 19, 2009

A Graduation Day

The Graduate
Graduation for our second son ....and the first son is home from Beijing for the week and the daughter is home from India.....all the children in Illinois at the same time.....that is very unusual!!!
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You'd think you would get used to how tall the kids are when you see them with others...not so much! The poor little guy in the back was totally obscured by Eric....These were the recipients of the Bachelor Degree....there were 30 who received their associate degree.

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They were given a rose to give to the person they felt helped them the most during their schooling.

I have never seen this boy smile so large....

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Always nice to have a Cake!!

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See who got the rose......:)

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His diploma.....
The man who spoke at graduation kept it short and sweet....the theme was network network network.....we liked his talk ....if not only for the brevity but because of his theme.


MotherOf3Guys said...

Nice pictures and congrats to both Eric and Momma for all the hard work! Wish we could be there to help celebrate!

tanidia said...

Good going Eric. Aunt Vicki is proud of you!!!

Peter said...

So, you got the rose! How much of the diploma is due to your help? :-) Congratulations to Eric anyhow! :-)

Jeff said...

So awesome... i know he's heard this from me, but another congrats is totally in order. Rock on Eric!

P.S. We're going to vegas again sometime.

Stephen and Vanessa said...

YEAH! Congrats to Eric, we are super happy for him!

Glennis said...

Your boy is certainly tall, and what a nice chap to give his Mum the rose. Lovely.

Ginnie said...

I have a feeling you really deserved that rose, Neva! And man, is he ever tall! :) Congratulations to the entire family who got to celebrate such a great milestone!

Shammickite said...

OH WOW he is definitely towering over the other graduates, just how tall is he? I adore tall men!
Congratulations to Eric on his graduation, and congratulations to you for getting the lovely red rose, I'm sure it was well deserved.

Liz said...

Congratualtions, Eric! Now go get that diploma framed!

GR8UMPS3 said...

Congrats Dude! I am very proud of you! really :)

Lilli & Nevada said...

Congratulation to your son.
thanks for the stop over