Lyric and Jasmine both graduated this last month----yay! so proud of them for pushing thru and finishing---and still giving me grandchildren! we gathered in Orlando to watch Lyric 'walk' and enjoy some beach time---dave and I drove to Houston---got in leah's car and we all drove to new Orleans where we joined with jasmine and her group---drove to Orlando---david hall joined us the next day----heres a bunch of pictures:
UCF is a big school---this was the graduation for the College of Education and the College of Hospitality (did you know you can get a Master's Degree in hospitality!?)
Jasmine did her coursework online---so she was walking vicariously thru lyric!
met up with the grad after
these two have worked very hard to make this work for her
just the adults went to graduation----that was a smart decision
one of lyric's good friends opened up her home to host a graduation party---
lots of friends---great spread (that is leah and cannon right there)
of course I took pictures of the tiers!
cannon and ben enjoying the food
Beckie Waters (the hostess) has great taste in serveware and decorations!
lyric's happy birthday dress
porter! you are such a cutie!
milo was king of the hill---he knew everyone and loved to engage all the kids in games and toys
Jonas is checking out what might be tasty!
this is a friend of ben webb's from vidor---I think? there were lots of people there
this is bella's favorite hand position---very comforting
we got a coupla babysitters (8 kids) and went to bubba gump for dinner
we went to the beach twice---the first beach was full of lovebugs and the waves were very high---the next one was Daytona Beach---Ben Webb's greataunt has a condo right on the beach---it was so wonderful---sand was soft---water was nice. we brought kites and beachtoys
look at that sky!
joe had to work---so leah brought her troop by herself---well---with us in the car with her
we got a 3 bdr condo for a coupla days----the resort had a balloon artist that made hats for the kids---so clever!
Jonas and his whale----get it----Jonah and the whale
porter waving his balloon rattle
miss beth and her crown
had to include this picture----as we drove from Orlando to new Orleans to Houston to fort worth---what a great trip