It was a surprise and a great one at that.....and so well deserved. Allan still has to complete his practicum and submit a paper or two but no more driving out to Langley every Tuesday, very few more weekends chained to his desk, very few more whoops and hollers over every A or A+ posted!
It has been hard.....and Allan has been the model of persistence and dedication and intelligence. He embraced the hurdle put before him and didn't just jump over it....... he backed up and ran full tilt and cleared it by a mile.....and appreciated the opportunity and the learning and the people and the thinking.....
He would be mad if I said "Congratulations" now....he rightly wants to wait for Graduation for that.....so I will say "Well Done Honey - you rocked this degree and Lindsay, David and I and all our friends and family are SO SO proud of you!"
|We made a sign for the front fence|
|Our Soupers helped set up lights in the yard|
|David hung banners|
|Wearing his Dad's crocs - with socks - on a ladder!|
|Then we waited|
|Waiting is more fun with glow in the dark swords|
|Then HE arrived!!|
|Much cheering and hollering! From Penelope mostly!|
|Champagne was popped!|
|The party moved indoors|
HA HA HA poor David was set-up for this one......