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Happy Ascension Day! Happy Memorial Day! Happy Africa Day! No matter what you are celebrating this weekend (or not), have fun and stay safe!

The Boy Turned TwoThe little guy turned two this week. He sort of understood that it was a special day and that he was the star of the show. He took a lot of pleasure in all the birthday songs that his family sang to him - he also added some of his own tunes to the mix. Honestly, some days it feels so hard to believe that he is not a baby anymore. With my daughter, I felt the passing of each day and her birthdays appeared to be following the Martian calendar - they felt very far apart. But this guy has blazed through the past two years, I almost feel that I've missed months in between. I'm worried that if I pinch myself and blink twice, I may catch him packing for college. Yikes! 
Happy birthday, little guy! May you continue to have fun breaking apart things - whether that's your take-apart truck or your sister's carefully built Leg…

Defense, done and dusted!


I'm finally done with my thesis defense! And unofficially graduated. There is some paperwork left to be done, but otherwise I'm well on my way! Just thought I'll leave a quick note here, in case you are wondering where I am. I considered putting up a bookish post today, but realized I was too tired to type anything intellectual right now. So, instead, I'll return back tomorrow! :) Thanks everyone for your good luck wishes!

Comments

Rebecca Chapman said…
Great! I remember handing in my thesis, it was the best feeling in the world. Congratulations!
Introverted Jen said…
Woohoo! Congratulations! I know you've been working hard on it!
Anonymous said…
Congratualtions - Relax and celebrate!
bermudaonion said…
This is wonderful news! Congratulations!!
Way to go, Aths! Congratulations! I'm sure that's a huge weight off your shoulders.
Bookventures said…
Congratualtions ; )
CONGRATULATIONS!! I hope you are planning to do something outrageously fun to celebrate :)
Tales of Whimsy said…
Wahoooo! You need a spa day now :)
Wahooooooooo! That is so exciting and must feel so good. Congratulation!
That is fantastic! You should be really proud of yourself.
The1stdaughter said…
Congrats! Such exciting news! Now take a day off and look forward to a great new adventure! YAY!
Congrats, Aths! That is awesome!
Congratulations! That is s amazing. You must be so proud...and relieved!
Anonymous said…
If it was a thesis defense then you must have finished the big kahuna (PhD)!

My hat goes off to you Aths. It is the best feeling in the world; one I hope to experience one day.
J.G. said…
Hats and caps off to you! Take some time to bask in the glow!
Anonymous said…
Congratulations!!! Enjoy your awesome achievement.
Anonymous said…
Congratulations!
Lisa said…
Congrats! Sending you a virtual pat on the back!