So, yeah, Mollie is going away to college in just a little over a week…

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We can think about that while we look at some pictures of her.

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Pictures taken during our recent adventures in the Bay Area.

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Where we saw Hamilton, and rode on a rocket boat, and played in the fog.

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We can enjoy the view of San Francisco while we dwell on what it means to let your little ones grow up and fly free.

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One kid happily married to a great guy… I shared all that with you.

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Now, the last kid, ready to strike out on her own.

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It’s a big world out there.

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And some of the trails are steep, and drop off sharply to the hard rocks below.

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Your goals might seem as far away as distant mountains.

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The climb might be steep, and the path narrow.

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Find someone to follow the path with you.

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4 Responses to So, yeah, Mollie is going away to college in just a little over a week…

  1. Al says:

    I am dreading the day my kids decide to leave home and go their own way.

    I hope Mollie does well at college.

  2. Wow! Congratulations, Mollie! That IS a major step for anyone. Your photographic metaphors are a perfect description for all of life’s challenges. Please tell Mollie just to stay in school and complete her education. She doesn’t need to worry too much about a social life now. And, for God’s sake, tell her NOT to join a sorority and just stay away from social Greek-letter clubs! They serve absolutely no function, except to get drunk and have sex. I made that mistake 33 years ago, and it’s a decision I’ve regretted ever since. Just stay in school!

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