S: Amanda's Senior Year - 2009-2010
FC: A YEAR IN REVIEW
1: Havre de Grace Promenade
2: Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
3: August 2009
5: Question: Where do you see yourself being/doing in 2020? Answer: I have no idea! Maybe married and working, but also doing exciting things like traveling the world.
6: Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in,
7: where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul.
9: Question: What advice would you have for your children as they approach their high school years? Answer: To make good choices and be safe! It's easy to get off track, but you can still have a lot of fun as long as you're balanced and keep everything in moderation
14: Love you like a sister!
17: Fall is here!
18: Autumn Leaves Are Falling Down
19: Fall 2009
21: Everyone must take time to sit and watch the leaves turn. ~Elizabeth Lawrence
27: I love the leaves, I do not know why. Is it their colors or how they fly? They crunch and crinkle Under my feet; I pile them up And take a leap!
28: West Nottingham
30: They make a nice looking couple! | Amanda looks beautiful! | Joe, Amanda and Jon
31: Amanda | Amanda and Jon look spiffy in their new clothes--- | Love that pink shirt, Joe! | Homecoming 2009
32: "There is always something for which to be thankful." -Charles Dickens
33: Question: What is your fondest memory of your home life? Answer: Anytime I am with my sisters. They are my best friends. Even though we all annoy each other, I love being around them.
34: Pictures taken along Moore Road in Conowingo
37: "I am convinced that the influence of an army of godly women will be incalculable--in our homes, our churches, and our culture. Will you be one of those women?"--Nancy Leigh DeMoss
38: It was nice growing up with someone like you--someone to lean on, someone to count on, someone to tell on!
40: Sisterhood is powerful---
42: Amanda came to listen to her best friend, Lauren, who's in the Honor Chorus Concert | "The friends we meet on the path of life make the trip worthwhile."
43: Cookie Day, an annual tradition at Aunt Susan's House | Christmas 2009
45: Amanda with her sisters and cousins
48: Winter 2010 | Back-to-back blizzards in February 2010 caused havoc in the area.
49: But students were not disappointed---a week off from school!
50: Amanda and her best friend, Lauren
52: Question: If you could, what would you do differently during your high school years? Answer: I would definitely be more outgoing. I came out of my shell a bit during my junior year, but I know I could've had a lot more fun my freshman and sophomore years if I had been a little friendlier. And even though I REALLY don't like school, I wish I would've tried harder to make the best of it.
56: Pictures taken at the Donaldson Brown Center in Port Deposit
58: "Blossom by blossom the spring begins" | Question: What is your main focus in life at this point in time? Answer: Right now I would say education and enjoying myself. I know education is important, but I also want to have a lot of fun while I can.
60: Beautiful view of the Susquehanna River.
61: it's always spring in a young girl's heart
62: Spring 2010 | There are many wonderful things that will never be done if you do not do them.
63: Believe in yourself!
64: April Showers Bring May Flowers
66: spring: a. The season of the year, occurring between winter and summer, during which the weather becomes warmer and plants revive, extending in the Northern Hemisphere from the vernal equinox to the summer solstice and popularly considered to comprise March, April, and May. b. A time of growth and renewal. | Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.
68: Question: If you could change one thing about the world, what would it be? Answer: WORLD PEACE! haha, just kidding. I wish everyone would be less greedy and more giving. I would change everyone's attitude, instead of looking out for yourself, look out for other people! And I'm starting that change with myself.
69: Excellence is not a skill. It is an attitude.
71: Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars. | 2010
72: Nothing Is So Beautiful As Spring
73: A woman who has done her best has done everything.
74: A Smile As Sweet As Spring
75: Amanda and Lauren
76: The three great essentials to achieve anything worth while are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense.
77: Question: What is your fondest memory of your senior year? What is your saddest? Answer: I've had a lot of good memories, like football games, going to the beach, sleeping in class and hanging out with my boy friend. My saddest would probably be losing friends and other things I'd rather not remember.
79: Always remember, you have within you the strength the patience and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world. - Harriet Tubman
81: Amanda and her friends
82: "What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson | to the Graduate
84: Amanda and her Dad.
85: The family is one of nature's masterpieces. ~George Santayana
86: I hope your dreams take you to the corners of your smiles, to the highest of your hopes, to the windows of your opportunities, and to the most special places your heart has ever known.
87: "Wherever you go, go with all your heart." ~Confucius
88: Do not follow where the path may lead. Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
89: Put your heart, mind, intellect and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success. ~Swami Sivananda | You did it!
91: Rising Sun High School Graduating Class of 2010
92: Having a sister is like having a best friend you can't get rid of. You know whatever you do, they'll still be there.
93: What greater thing is there for human souls than to feel that they are joined for life - to be with each other in silent unspeakable memories. ~George Eliot | Other things may change us, but we start and end with the family. ~Anthony Brandt
94: Friends are the chocolate chips in the cookies of life. | A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.
95: Friendship Continued | Friends Forever! | Friendship is the thread that ties our hearts together.
96: Question: Who is your best friend during your senior year? Why? Answer: I guess I had two best friends this year, Lauren Sheard and Joe Gilmore. Lauren is so perfect and weird and always laughs at my bad jokes. Joe is really nice to talk to and always is there to support me. | Joe and Amanda
97: Wishing you happiness in whatever you decide in life. Love, Aunt Susan