S: Augusta Rose Ward Class of 2011
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: Augusta Rose Ward April 30, 1993 3:28pm 7 lbs 11oz 20in
2: "A new baby is like the beginning of all things - wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities." ~ Eda J. Le Shan
3: "Babies are bits of stardust, blown by the hand of God."
4: We are | "A baby is sunshine and moonbeams and more, brightening your world as never before."
6: "Aunt ~ A cherished friend and personal cheerleader who will always see you through rose-colored glasses."
8: "A daughter will fill your life with sunshine and your heart with love."
9: "Daughters are flowers that are forever in bloom."
11: "In family life, love is the oil that eases friction, the cement that binds closer together, and the music that brings harmony." ~ Eva Burrows
13: "An Aunt is a double blessing. She loves you like a parent and acts like a friend."
15: "To the outside world, we all grow old. But not to brothers & sisters. We know each other as we always were. We know each other's hearts. We share private jokes. We remember family feuds & secrets, family griefs & joys. We live outside the touch of time." ~Clara Ortega
16: After a girl is grown, her little brothers - now her protectors - seem like big brothers.: ~ Astrid Alouda
17: The family is one of nature's masterpieces. ~George Santayana
19: "Families are the compass that guide us. They are the inspiration to reach great heights, and our comfort when we occasionally falter." ~ Brad Henry
20: "Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world. " ~ Harriet Tubman
25: "The love of a family is life's greatest blessing."
26: "Other things may change us, but we start and end with the family." ~ Anthony Brandt
27: "A cousin is a ready-made friend for life."
28: "A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words."
29: Friendship Continued | Friends Forever! | "Friendship is the thread that ties our hearts together."
31: "Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things." - Robert Brault | "The warmth of a friend's presence brings joy to our hearts, sunlight to our souls, and pleasure to all of life."
32: "Life without friendship is like the sky without the sun."
33: "Friends find the sweetest sense of happiness comes from simply being together." | "Good friends are like stars. You don't always see them, but you know they are always there."
35: "A good friend knows all your best stories. A best friend lived them with you." | "Friendship isn't a big thing - it's a million little things."
36: "Memory is a way of holding onto the things you love, the things you are, the things you never want to lose."
37: "Some people pursue happiness, you create it." | "Take time every day to do something ridiculous."
39: "Cherish all your memories for they are the experiences that mold you."
40: "Make lots of memories, because no one can ever take them away."
41: "A day without laughter is a day wasted."
42: "Accept no one's definition of your life, but define yourself." Henry Fierstein
43: "Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars." Les Brown
44: "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."
45: "Wherever you go, go with all your heart." ~Confucius
47: "The best thing to hold onto in life is each other." | "All the dreams I prayed you'd be, are all the things you are. You were once my little girl, and now my shining star."
49: "What we are is God's gift to us. What we become is our gift to God." Eleanor Powell
50: "Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass, it's about learning to dance in the rain."
51: "Perhaps, they are not the stars, but rather openings in Heaven, where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us, to let us know they are happy."
52: "When you were small and just a touch away, I covered you with blankets against the cold night air. But now that you are tall and out of reach, I fold my hands and cover you with prayer."