Graduation Party

What an amazing day! On Saturday the Kellys, along with Scott and I, threw our graduating daughters a big party! It was at a site near Thurmont that was 30 acres of wooded area and it was a perfect day for it! About 30 or so people showed up and the whole event was so […]

CHS 2009 Drama Banquet

Whew!  We just keep on running these days! Yesterday evening was Nora and Jake’s 2009 drama banquet. It was quite an evening. The kids and a few parents managed to throw it together last minute as the director had a family emergency recently. It was actually amazing how much food and participation there was on […]

Thomas Johnson’s Senior Prom

Last night Nora attended yet another prom! This one was for Thomas Johnson High School, where Nora attends the ACA program with a close friend of her’s; Ben Mathis. The theme was Tokyo Dreams and Nora did a neat oriental look for her hair and wore the same dress as she did to Catoctin’s prom. She was beautiful. The […]

The Littlest Grider!!!

Today we went for another sonogram! Everyone got to be there this time, and it was much cooler than the first one. You could see all kinds of detail like the baby’s spine, kidneys and even the little one sucking his or her thumb! It was too adorable! Both Jake and Nora really liked it, […]

Nora’s Senior Prom

Apparently Nora was channeling Audrey Hepburn last night. She looked amazing! It was almost as if she had stepped out of a 1940’s movie! She looked great! We met all of her friends at Bruce and Leslie’s house, and got lots of great pictures, and I only cried a little (thank goodness). Then we all […]

ACA Senior Showcase

  Tonight was Nora’s Senior Showcase for the Arts and Communications Academy at TJ High School. They even did a little ceremony at the beginning of the night to honor the students for participating. It was really nice. It was the best showcase so far, there was a lot of talent and a lot of […]


Well, we are reaching the end here, people. In just 6 short days Nora will be attending 1 of  her 2 senior proms. This one is at Catoctin High School (the school she will be graduating from). A whole big group of her friends are all meeting at a friend’s house at 4pm for pictures […]