It's been so long since I wrote,
I'm not sure I remember how to do it!
I was hoping I could wow you
with a creative non-violent way
to rid the world of
But the sad news is,
the bad bird is
not only still here,
has moved on to other windows and doors.
Last weekend when we had family here
for our youngest son's college graduation
bird went straight for the guest room windows.
My little grand daughter reported to her mama
"there's a bird out there nibbling on the window!"
If it hadn't been such a happy weekend
with impressionable children present,
I would have marched out there
and given that bird a piece of
I have already lost my mind!
As I was saying,
It was a happy weekend,
Here is Kevin as a new alumni of Pittsburg State University
with a Bachelor's of Science
in History Education.
That's Jason, our oldest in the background
looking pensive and wise,
probably feeling like
and old alumni.
So old...class of 2000.
We are through paying college tuition.
Four college grads.
We are extremely proud.
We are so proud of each of them.
But I must say there is something about the last one
finishing this milestone.
For the first time since 1981
I will not have anyone in school this fall.
This calls for a cigar, don't you think?
Days like these make you want to hit the rewind button
and have some do-overs.
You want to slow things down a whole lot.
You want to talk more and play more and try harder.
all the things we did right,
and all the things he did right,
and all the things the future holds.
Kevin, the world is your oyster!
What DOES that mean, anyway?
I knew I wouldn't be able to write this post without crying,
so while I wipe my nose,
here are some more peeks at graduation weekend...
Big Sis, Little Bro.
A future Pitt alum????
Silly and Sweet!
You made it Kevin!
You made it Dad!
Congratulations to you both!