Thursday, October 16, 2008

AHS Homecoming 2008 - Friday Night

I'm a little upset with myself as I missed getting photos that I would like to have taken, specifically some special poses of Emily, since this was her first homecoming dance. Unfortunately, time was at a premium and we were rushed most of the day. I am glad that I got to share this time with girls, even though it was hectic.

Erin and Nick left Dee's early to go to his parents for photos there and Dee and I got pictures of Dustin and Emily at her home before we left to meet up with Erin and Nick again at a friends house. Several couples met for photos before they all headed out to whatever restaurants they chose to go to before the dance.


Here's Emily and Dustin at Dee's before their first homecoming dance. After seeing them mostly in t-shirts and baggy pants or shorts most of the time, it's a real pleasure to see how well they clean up! Curls and pedicures were the order of the day. Poor Dustin worried so much about the hot pink tie not matching right that he decided to go with the white shirt and black tie to make sure he looked okay. I think when he saw the other guys later on he wanted to change back but it was too late. If he had brought them with him he might have had time to change but we just didn't have time to take him home. He is such a good looking young man, I don't think it matters. Of course when you're 14 or 15, everything matters.

I like this picture of the two girls together. I loved the dresses they chose. Their dad took them shopping to get them and I think they did a great job choosing colors and styles that suited them well.

A group photo of the couples who met at Amy's house before the dance.

The guys checking out the girls...

checking out the guys!

Erin and Nick

Emily and Dustin

and one last photo before they left to go eat before the dance.

Dee had chauffeur duty this year with Emily and Dustin. Sarah and I followed her to Ralph and Kakoo's, a local seafood restaurant, where they chose to eat and met up with another couple. I liked this picture of the two of them walking in together.

Dee, Sarah and I went to eat Mexican food where we waited for them to call and tell us they were ready to go on to the dance. My ex son-in-law Will, picked them up after the dance as the girls were spending the weekend with him. I did get to see them briefly on Saturday as their dad was kind enough to come over to Dee's and change my tire, which had gone flat. Thankfully it happened before I got on the road to drive back home.

I think it is safe to say, they all had a good time and they made me happy by letting me be a part of it all.

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Blogger Gill said...

Lovely photos, your granddaughters are beautiful. It's so interesting reading about this as we don't have anything like it here.

Friday, October 17, 2008 at 2:46:00 AM CDT  
Blogger Linda said...

Marsha, they look so young and adorable. To be that young again. Glad you were able to share in their special night.

Friday, October 17, 2008 at 5:21:00 PM CDT  
Anonymous Ila said...

WoW! What fabulous photos, Marsha! Just stopped in after spotting your note and thought I'd respond here. All is well, tymv! However, time spent at the puter is now a rare occasion. Just taking time to smell the roses, yanno? lol. Thank you for your note:)
Huggies & love,

Monday, October 20, 2008 at 5:51:00 PM CDT  

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