This past Friday night Elissa graduated from High School. I can't believe it. The first of my nieces/nephews is now an adult!! How did this happen? Yesterday we went to a BBQ that was in her honor. Actually, by the time we got there (three hours late) she was gone. So I sat around with the family while we tried to convince each other that she was still twelve and we were still young.
All kidding aside, Elissa has grown into an amazing young lady. She excelled in just about every sport her high school offered, was active in her student council AND got good grades! When the big flood hit a few years ago she and some friends got together to help some families with clean up.
I look forward to seeing what she does the next few years. She has so much potential and the drive to do something with herself. It'll be fun to watch.