Sunday, April 28, 2013

He did it….

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It was so awesome to watch Mike graduate. It was a very long year but oh so worth it all. He worked hard, graduated with a 3.5 grade point with perfect attendance 3/4 of the year. I got to meet some of his friends, have dinner with a special one and watch quite a few parents, friends and families meet and greet their new graduate.

While in Laramie we did some last site seeing and hiking. We had a blast and got to say good bye to a town Mike is in no hurry to go back too. This cool park has a track around it, in the middle all kinds of games and sports and a concert corner. Along the track are 15 exercise stations with directions to show you how to use the piece of equipment. Then we went up to Happy Jack rest area and hiked around. I saw this really cool church with the stain glass window. This church is shaped like the bow of a ship on the west side where the wind is strongest.

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And on our trip home we saw these and went to Mount Rushmore and then it was to dark to see anything else so I drove from 4pm-11am to get Mike to RDO and his quest for the perfect apartment, which we found in a basement apartment with a very nice older couple that were so happy with Mike they asked him to stay.

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So we are home now. Mike has gone through all his stuff and got it organized. We now need to find him a dresser, blender, microwave, glass dishes, and a vacuum cleaner. He has a chance to buy the kitchen table and couch that are already in the apartment which I think if reasonable he’ll get. Maybe a TV for his bedroom some day too.

So that was our trip, Mike’s graduation and one very proud mama. It really has been a year full of learning, adapting and moving forward.

So now it’s onward and upwards to a new career in a field that he chose and being low man on the totem pole and willing to learn and move up and someday ….. well who knows what someday will bring. Right now it’s one day at a time.

Thanks for all your well wishes, your support and help in learning to deal with a son growing up and becoming the man I had some help in him becoming.

Blessings my friends!!

7 comments:

Sunshine's Heart said...

Congratulations to all of you, Julie!

Jo said...

What a beautiful description of a son's milestone!

Sarah G said...

Congratulations to Mike!!!

Caron said...

Congratulations to Mike on this happy occasion. I know you are so proud of him! :)

Jill said...

Congratulations Mike! What an achievement...wishing you all the best in life! :-)

Blessings,
Jill

S said...

Congrats to him and to you - looks like a great road trip and so happy you survived (if not enjoyed) the flight.
Shanon

Baby Sister said...

Hooray!! Congrats to both of you!! That's awesome. I'm sure he'll continue to make you a very proud mama.