Monday, December 19, 2011

My Shining Moment

Growing up my family gave me a hard time about how I was the princess. Being the youngest girl of the four I think I demanded a little more attention. This preconceived notion has been adopted by my husband who thinks I tend to be a little demanding of his attention. (I mean seriously people, where do you get these ideas?) As I have grown older, I can honestly say a lot of attention is not all it is cracked up to be. I feel sheepish and embarassed at times. Enter: My graduation.
I was adamant about attending my graduation. Remember how I wanted to wear the Harry Potter gown? More than anything I feel like this was one of my biggest accomplishments next to child birth and a church mission. Why wouldn't I want to celebrate that? The real question is why didn't anyone else in the College of Fine Arts want to celebrate their accomplishments? I was the ONLY masters graduate at my graduation on Saturday. Sure there were only 5 or so names on the program, but i was the only one who showed.  I  got recognized all by myself. I felt like it was a bit too much attention amongst all the BA grads, but Joe and my family joked that it was my princess moment.
Princess moment

My biggest cheerleader

Not the best shot of Benny...

My great support system


Miriam said...

Oh these pictures just made me cry! I am so proud of you. You deserve every princess moment you get.

Erika said...

I love that our "Princess Kwafrin" is now "Master Katherine!" I have such admiration for you wrapped in threads of jealousy. Not only are you the most beautiful graduate I've seen, but your cap is proportionate to your lovely face. When I graduated with a Master's degree, I was so bloated from being prego that my hat looked more like a yarmulke than a graduation cap . . .

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