Good Golly Miss Grad

12.17.2014

This morning, I post the final installment of "a week of words" circa Thanksgiving. I saved the best for last: a note from my parents for my impending college graduation. It's a sing-a-long to the tune of a namesake I learned to respond to from a young age...

Good Golly Miss Molly!!!!!!

Where has the time gone?
And what fun it has been.
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My little girl who loved to wear hats.
And pretend you were The Little Princess over and over...
You would sing songs but I got frowns if I listened.
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Always had to sleep with one of your sisters. Good thing there were three to choose from.

Then Hunters Creek Elementary and spelling bees.
Spring Branch Middle School and gymnastics...and stressful gymnastics meets.
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Choosing costumes for pep rallies (right up our alley!), cheer camp (never again!)

Bridget's Own Diary debuts. And is still playing.
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Then senior year and prom and more parties. Lots of fancy dresses worn once.
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And finally, awards night and speeches. In the girliest dress.
You did it all with grace and determination (and maybe a teeny bit of stress).

Amidst it all, lots of college choices at first. Decisions, decisions. But UT won!
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Mom is happy :) So is a certain Duncan.
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And Kappa Kappa Gamma won your heart. We are grateful for that. 

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So many wonderful friends these past 3 1/2 years. 
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And such fun to watch you thrive while coordinating rush: a huge accomplishment. 

Traveling in Spain and France this summer with you was an awesome treat. 
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France is our favey. 

You're a senior now and a beautiful 21-year-old lady. 
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Ready to make your mark in the world...or maybe just in Texas. Which is fine with us. 

We are rich with just you. No accolades necessary. 

Seven is a very lucky number. 
Xoxoxo. 
Mom & Dad

Oh what fun it is to be this very lucky, very loved girl.



1 comments:

melissa said...

I loved this and truly where has the time gone? You have grown to be such a beautiful loving young lady and I know the whole family is so proud.
Love,
Melissa