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Thursday, June 7, 2012

UBC Convocation 2012

I convocated from UBC--Master of Arts degree. It was truly a gift that my mom and dad came to visit for the occasion and the girls took the morning off of school. It was an early and long morning but worth while. I never attended my undergraduate grad so this was all new to me. Peter works at UBC as faculty so he was also at convocation in his UBC robe. After the ceremony we went out for lunch down town and then my parents left for Kamloops and Peter caught a flight to Vancouver. Tonight I shall relax with my girls. So very tired. So many things happening in my life this month. But tonight, just tonight I shall breath...I do believe D.Q. blizzards all around might be in order!  Thank-you to all of my dear family who supported me in this endeavor. Congratulations to all my fellow graduates this spring! May our degrees make us useful and bring good karma.
Walking across the stage after being granted my degree.
Family portrait after the ceremony.
My mom and dad with my daughters and I.
My mom, dad and I.
Mom and Dad enjoying refreshments on the lawn after the ceremony.
Me and a cheesy photo opt (in new German Rieker sandals that arrived on my door step last night--just in time for today)!
Tabs and I.
Pip, Tabs and I.
Mist helping Pip try on my cap.
Mist in my cap.
Pip found the cupcakes!
Peter, Tabs and Mist.
Peter and Tabs.

5 Comments:

Blogger John's pic of the day said...

Very nice! congratulations. And I'm glad that the rain stopped just in time for the event.

June 7, 2012 at 11:06 PM  
Blogger John's pic of the day said...

Very nice! Congratulations. And I'm glad the sun came out just in time for the event.

June 7, 2012 at 11:09 PM  
Blogger Mix Hart said...

Thanks John! Yes, the morning was perfect for just the right amount of time.

June 8, 2012 at 1:36 PM  
Blogger Unknown said...

We had a great time! Congratulations Melissa. Wonderful achievement!

June 8, 2012 at 3:03 PM  
Blogger Mix Hart said...

Thank-you, great to have you both there! XOXO

June 9, 2012 at 11:35 AM  

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