Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Amuse Challenge #47 What a Trip!

Here are the cards I made for the Amuse Challenge #47 - Cards inspired by summer vacation. The first card is using my favorite Amuse stamp "You Rock" and the surf board I forget what company it's from. The second cards stamps are all Amuse.

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

Goals for the week

My goals this week are...

1. Get ready for Kyla's graduation Party
2. Finish as much of Kyla's HS scrapbook as possible
3. Take Dennis out for his birthday on Thursday

Monday, June 9, 2008

Class of 2008!

Kyla's graduation was last Friday! It was held at Fitchburg State College. Surprisingly it didn't feel as long as Travis' last year. The superintendent wasn't as long winded and the passing out of diplomas ran very smoothly. As usual, the kids were throwing around beach balls during the ceremony and the teachers were totally unamused. I think it's funny and figure, it's their graduation, let them do what they want! It was great and her party is next weekend.

Here's the family...

I love this picture with Dennis and Kyla. Daddy's little girl is growing up!

After graduation was the NMRHS lock-in. AKA Project Graduation. All the graduates have the opportunity to go to the high school for an all nite party. They have to be at the school by 11pm and once they're there, they are locked-in until 5am. It's a great way to keep the kids safe. There's so much for them to do, tons of food, prizes, games, hypnotist (Kyla got hypnotized apparently), etc. She had a ball. Here's Ky and one of her best friends Jared enjoying themselves...

More San Deigo trip.

These are the 4 incoming Regional Venturing Presidents. This was taken at the Venturing booth in the exibit hall. They had to man the booth during the convention when they didn't have other required meetings/luncheons/dinners to attend. From left to right...Caitlyn (Central), Matthew (Western), John (Southern), Kyla (Northeast)They had to be very adult and professional and were expected to behave in a certain manner. Once in a while they just had to be teens!

Here's Kyla at the Northeast Region Luncheon where she presented the outgoing president with her leadership award. It is part of the passing of the torch. Next year Kyla will receive it when the meeting will be in Orlando, FL.

Me and Kyla at the luncheon. I was so proud of her!

Thursday, June 5, 2008

San Diego

Well, I guess it's about time I posted in my blog again. I've been so crazy busy and Kyla and I had our trip to San Diego, CA. It was quite a trip and very eye opening regarding her new Venturing position. Here's a picture of Kyla's swearing in. She's the 2nd from the right.

With her is the rest of the Venturing Youth National Cabinet. What a great group of young adults! She had a great time and I think all the kids bonded really well. They'll see each other again in Texas in July for training.