Tagged with graduation

all in a day

The way life unfolds in ways unexpected, beautiful, and tragic will never cease to cause me wonderment. For me, Friday marked the end of my college career. I couldn’t quite fathom how this happened. A graduate, already? The day dawned bright, unusually warm for a Michigan winter, blue skies and soft rays. My day began … Continue reading

Open houses and afros

It’s that time of year – my Facebook inbox is flooding with invitations. “You’re invited to (so-and-so’s) graduation open house!” Six on a single Saturday, and at every party there are cans of pop lying in a bin of ice, veggie trays, and that bakery cake with the sugary, sugary icing piped around the edges. … Continue reading