June 18, 2012

The Graduate

My little (big!) bro graduated from college this weekend and the family gathered in celebration.  I love an excuse to celebrate and the little joys that go along with it.
{Proud Parents}  
My dad and his video camera + my mom yelling & waving to my bro from way high up in the stadium = priceless.  
The First Lady Michelle Obama gave the commencement address at Oregon State!  Her wise words were inspirational and had me on the edge of my seat / in tears, which I have to admit is a first for graduation speeches.  It was such an honor to have this opportunity!  Watch her speech HERE.  
A celebration is never complete without pretty flowers and cupcakes! 
Congratulations, Mike!

4 comments:

  1. Wow congratulations to your brother! Looks like so much fun and those cupcakes look so good! Cannot believe Michelle Obama did the speech! That is CRAZY!

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  2. Congrats to your brother! Love the photos and it looked like you had a lovely time :)

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  3. Thanks for sharing that speech; it was amazing! & YAY for Mike!!

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  4. awe so fun! my little (big) brother just graduated from high school. such a special time! congrats to your brother!

    xxA
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