Junior year isn’t quite over and already we’re hurtling into senior year.
Friday’s email stream brought a note from the Greenwich High activities lady: Catherine has three weeks to schedule her senior portrait, which will be taken during one of two weeks over the summer.
EEK! We were just walking her to the bus stop for kindergarten. No matter. There will be plenty of time this school year to lament the passing of time.
As you might guess, the notice sent Catherine into hair-outfit-makeup panic, and got her talking about a radical hairdo change. I tried to talk her out of it, reminding her that THIS will be the photo for the yearbook, that will hang for years in her grandparents’ living rooms … and will be how she is remembered at reunions, etc., forever.
Of course this got her asking about my senior picture and Basil’s. She thumbed through our yearbooks to find this:
Naturally, we had a good, long laugh.