I graduated from the University of Alabama in Huntsville on Saturday morning 8/13/2011. It was such a proud moment and it took a lot of hard work and determination to get there!!
To celebrate this momentous occasion my family took me white water rafting down the Ocoee River in Tennessee. It has to be some of the most fun you can have with your clothes on!! I had a blast, got soaked, and wanted to go back again the minute it was over. Here are some pictures from my trip.
That's my daughter Natasha on the front of the raft.... ridin' the bull!! She had so much fun doing that. You can see the sheer jubilation on her face lol!!
DIANEDOESSMILES WOW have you WORKED SO HARD for the graduation time ! Thats fantastic !!! SOOO COOL !!!! NEATO !!
The white water rafting looks like a BALL ! I'd LOVE To do that, but with my spine,,,it's WAY TO DANGEROUS for me ! So I am GLAD you did it while young and HEALTHY ENOUGH !! WOOHOOO and w/your daughter,, how SPECIAL !!!!! Such an event for you both to rememeber ALL of your lives !! 2303 days ago
The white water rafting looks like so much fun! I went once, years ago, down in New Mexico, and have always wanted to do it again. Seeing all of your pictures and how much fun you all were having reminded me of our trip--I'm going to have to look into that again!! 2307 days ago
Congrats on your graduation! Rafting looks like so much fun. I went tubing down a crazy river in PA with my hubby and older son when was 11 and it was fun! Maybe we will have to try rafting with the little guy in a couple years especially now that I'm much thinner. It's amazing what you're willing to do when you look and feel so good.
Looks like you had fun! My hubby (before me) used to go to Albright, West Virginia. Then we went two times, he rafted and I made camp. Then for 2 years we went to the tow path in Brunswick Maryland. He went canoeing and I made camp. 2311 days ago
congratulations!! :) i have never been rafting, it looks scary and fun! 2 amazing accomplishments in one post here! enjoy getting your life back from the reins of school and keep having fun with the fam! these memories will last a life time, yay! maybe u can make it an every summer adventure! 2312 days ago
Congratulations on your graduation! That is awesome!!!! YAY!!!!! The rafting trip looks fantastic! I had the opportunity to do that about four years ago, and OMG..it was such a blast, I had no idea how much fun it would be! You're right..I wanted to go again the minute it was over!!! I am only sorry I haven't had a chance to do it again!! I'm so glad you had a great time with your family to celebrate such a fantastic achievement!!! Congratulations!! Kristi 2312 days ago
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