Grateful for all the fun shopping trips in search of the perfect dress!
Grateful for how delighted the big sis was
that her little sis was joining her this year.
Grateful for a full day of painting toenails and fingernails
and curling hair and sprucing up.
Grateful that behind those beautiful eyes is a beautiful soul.
Grateful for her thrill at life and delight to have the
privilege of enjoying such a lovely occasion.
Grateful for their friendship and the sweet way he asked her to be his date.
Grateful for these freshman friends, the history they have,
and how they truly enjoy each others' company.
Grateful for how he has taught them to hunt... and dance!
For how he encourages the camo and the frills.
Grateful for how, inspite of the dress....
... they can still pop the skeet!
Grateful for the privilege of a pre-prom dinner at the hunting lodge.
Grateful that they share the same friends.
Grateful for a good ol' southern celebration...
...complete with good food, good fellowship, and guns!
Grateful for the McConnell's hospitality and willingness
to share their big table with this crowd of kids.
Grateful for PROM 2014...
... and a happy evening of memories.