BC: The Beginning...
FC: "What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson | to the Graduate
1: Sarah, We always wish for love to surround you, good fortune to walk beside you and happiness to fill your heart. Love, Mom and Dad
2: We are | A daughter is the happy memories of the past, the joyful moments of the present, and the hope and promise of the future.
3: Our Little Sunshine
4: Jay, Sarah and Ryan
5: 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
6: How blessed I am, How fortunate I've been...that you are my daughter and also my friend. | Sarah and Ryan 1991
7: Sarah and Grandma 1998 | The family is one of nature's masterpieces. ~George Santayana
8: Always remember, you have within you the strength the patience and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world. - Harriet Tubman | We are so proud of you!
9: You will always be a winner in our eyes!
10: Good times! | San Francisco, CA 2008
11: Good friends are the rare jewels of life... … difficult to find and impossible to replace. | Jake,Kara and I in San Diego, CA 2007
12: 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.
13: Friendship Continued | Friends Forever! | Friendship is the thread that ties our hearts together.
15: Enjoy the little things for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things. - Robert Brault | It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are. ~e.e. cummings
16: Accept no one's definition of your life, but define yourself. - Harvey Fierstein
17: Try to discoverthe road to success and you'll seek but never find, but blaze your own path and the road to success will trail right behind. ~Robert Brault | Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars. ~Les Brown
20: 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.
21: "Wherever you go, go with all your heart." ~Confucius | 6/1/09
22: Do not follow where the path may lead. Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
23: Put your heart, mind, intellect and soul even to your smallest acts. This is the secret of success. ~Swami Sivananda | You did it!
24: Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass…It's about learning to dance in the rain.
25: We always wish for love to surround you, good fortune to walk beside you and happiness to fill your heart. We love you very muvh! - Mom and Dad