Allyson and I have been in Abilene the last 24 hours visiting Hardin-Simmons University. We had a wonderful time, despite the rain throughout the morning. We felt very blessed when the sun came out during lunch! The afternoon was gorgeous and we got some fun pictures………and the drive home was much more enjoyable without the rain! I will be back tomorrow with some stamping projects………give me a day to regroup — I’ve been gone for the better part of 5 days now! WHEW!
We are very interested in Hardin-Simmons University, and believe that this might be God’s plan for Allyson. She has also been heavily recruited by one of their Trustees, so we are pursuing this option for Allyson. Allyson has a strong desire to be at a small school, not too far from home, and this seems to be a good fit for her academically and spiritually. And so the journey begins……..college! Scary! And yes, I did feel rather old sitting in the cafeteria among those college kids!
We found Ann’s name on the Graduate Wall……..she was Allyson’s piano teacher, my Christian sister, friend, and mentor……and directs my ladies ensemble that I sing in at church. We loved finding her name on the wall.
Oh, well, I realize that most of you are not really interested in this journey……..but the grandparents LOVE these kind of posts. Ha! See you all tomorrow!