DADDYS LITTLE GIRL this picture would pop up. (Not really). She really is just the daughter every parent dreams of. Although thinking back she was also the typical Terrible Three. (When she was three she rubbed Vaseline all over the walls in the hallway when I was on the phone.) Of course her daddy said "Were you not watching her?"
My first born is jetting off to Italy. It makes me so proud that my children are getting to be world travelers. My dream has always been to travel to Europe. Well what would the next best thing be? Let my children experience it. (My son went to Europe in eight grade as a People to People ambassador.)
She worked very long hours as an assistant manager at 'Justice Just for Girls' while maintaining a full time student schedule. She has managed to pay for her entire trip by herself. This semester she has been named to the Presidents List at the university. But as Susie mentioned in her blog, our family has been so blessed that her boyfriend is such an important part of our family. So we are hoping that he hangs around the house even though she will be across the world.. I do need my blog friends to say a little prayer for her while she is gone. I was not nervous until today when I opened the USA Today and the front page was The Dangers of Study Abroad. Now that I have prayers...I can rest easy and know I have done all I can.
Bratnie (not her real name)... know that I am so proud of you and I want you to learn everything you can while you are there. And don't forget to mind your southern girl manners, try food you normally wouldn't and take tons of pictures(for my blog friends). Oh yeah you can bring me back a some great Italian fabric !!!