|And yes, you are allowed to laugh at the hat. I do every time.|
|Nicky, my dissertation chair, and me.|
|Nicky and her husband, Alex, and myself. They have |
both been my mentors for the past 4 years and I owe so much to them.
|This was an amazing red velvet cake. Yum!|
|Sarah and myself with our cool CRIM coffee mugs!|
|About to receive my diploma!|
|Yay! Sorry to blur out the name-- security and all.|
|Had to get family portraits!|
I loved getting to spend so much time with my family and it was great getting to relax and celebrate. I truly couldn't have completed this degree if it wasn't for the love, support, and encouragement of my family. I have much to be thankful for!