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Graduation Party

We had a wonderful day! Did some grocery & graduation party shopping this morning. Then Corby & Brandon headed to Sam's to pick up the cake, and Party City to pick up the balloons. Kaleb, Kaitlin and I went over to the Community Building and got everything set up for their party.

Their "picture" table...The grads...Family pic...With Grandma Billie...With Aunt Rhonda...With Aunt Marilyn and Aspen...With Uncle Terry & Aunt Sandy...
With Uncle Mike & Aunt Diana...With Melody & Diane...Dining at Abuelo's for their celebration dinner...What will I remember about this day?

* Corby & Brandon helping out by picking up the cake at Sam's & the balloons at Party City
* Kaleb & Kaitlin helping me set up for their graduation party, and the laughs we had
* Reminiscing with Kaleb & Kaitlin's kindergarten teacher, Vicki Tanner. She is in our Sunday School class at church, and is a very special lady.
* Reminiscing with Kaleb & Kaitlin's 8th grade science teacher, Lorrie Donham. She is also in our Sunday school class and is a special person.
* Looking at pictures of the twins from the day they were born up to the beautiful young adults they've grown up to be
* My best friend Melody and her daughter Diane sharing their memories. Diane grew up with our kids, and she and Melody are part of our family!
* My sister Rhonda and her part in the kids lives through the years - especially when they were little. She will always be considered Aunt Ra-Ra!
* My brother Mike reminding Brandon of the day the twins were born - because he and mom had to chase Brandon up and down the halls at St. Francis Hospital
* My sister Marilyn who brought her granddaughter Aspen. They were a bright spot in our day!
* My brother Terry & his wife Sandy - who came despite the fact that they are still without power from the storm early yesterday morning...
* Last, but not least, my mom was so sweet. She gave the twins big hugs and kisses and special wishes!

I will cherish my memories from this wonderful day! Soon (May 19th) will be graduation day, and that will make the next step in their lives seem more real!

Congratulations Kaleb & Kaitlin. Dad and I are SO proud of the young adults you have become. You are bright, talented, funny and caring people, and WE LOVE YOU!

Comments

Anonymous said…
This was such a special day for all of the family. Brought tears to my eyes to see the kids so grown up. Yes i will always be considered Aunt RARA. Congratulations Kaleb and Kaitlin

Rhonda
Anonymous said…
The things you'll remember about this day ... brought tears to my eyes.
~ Anne

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