Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Remembering a Graduation......(462)

A quick post today in honor of my youngest daughter's high school graduation.....could it really be 19 years ago??? Here is the sampler I did to commemorate that day; it's called Graduates Record by Leisure Arts.

We are so proud of the strong, independent woman she has become. After four years at Ohio University, she moved to NC and got a job as a counselor at an Eckard Camp for 'at risk' young people. She lived 5 days a week in a tent (which the attendees built from scratch) in the DuPont Forest. It was a rough/tough way to live, but she thrived and devoted 2 1/2 years to that venture. She fell in love with the area and has put roots down, as well as many of her fellow "chiefs" have done....a testament to the beauty and culture that abounds around Brevard, Hendersonville and Asheville. She went on to earn her Master's degree and now works for a local school district with special needs children and teenagers. You've come a long way baby!!!!

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  1. What a super addition to your stroll, Stasi! Please thank your daughter for me; it isn't easy to work with children and teenagers with special needs and I do appreciate the younger generation that do.

  2. What a nice sampler Stasi. God bless Jessica and the work she is doing. Very hard, important work. My brother Mike was always in "special needs" classes as he is "slow". He was born breech with the cord wrapped around his neck. My mom got to the hospital with his leg sticking out already. I grew up always watching out for him. Kids rarely had compassion for him.

  3. You must be so proud of her!

  4. Loved seeing this special finish and reading about your daughter, Stasi--she sounds like a wonderful, compassionate young woman. She is just a year older than my oldest son :) My mom went to OU, too--of course it was VERY different back in the late 40s!

  5. Time really does fly, doesn't it? You raised two strong, wonderful daughters and I'm sure you're wildly proud of both of them!

  6. What a sweet little graduation piece. Mom you should be proud of the person your daughter has come to be. You had a part in it. (Sorry, finally catching up on posts).