Arlene attended some kind of ceremony on Wednesday at the school. That was an all day affair and today (Thursday) the actual graduation was held. As I drove down Massachusetts Avenue, know locally as Mass. Ave, on my way to work today at 6:30 a.m. or so, there were people here and there walking towards Harvard Square in their cap and gowns. I wish I had a camera handy especially as I drove home. What a crush of people about in that fairly small square. It was almost as bad yesterday. The very front of the Harvard gates is where two, two lane roads merge. It's a battle to make sure you get in or stay in your proper lane. It can be a major pain in the buttockical region. The whole area was a mass of people. Still it is a little exciting. There were a whole array of races of people, all smiling and excited. People from all over the world.
I spoke to Arlene before I started writing this. She was tired but excited and happy for daughter. She told me today that the diplomas were handed out in a huge tent. It was hot and humid today, 88 degrees. It was hot and long but she said she loved it. (I suppose I could have phrased the a bit differently.) The principle speaker was the President's Secretary of Education. I forgot his name.
So we will be leaving in a few days. I still have things to do. Friday, when I'll probably finish writing this, Arlene is having a party at a local restaurant for her daughter and friends. I will be attending that. Hey, free food! On Saturday I will have take care of some loose ends and be ready to hit the road Sunday at 6 a.m. Arlene doesn't like me mentioning the long range weather forecast. The first 3 days will bring rain of varying the percentages, 40%-60%. It looks much nicer the second part of the week. There are a few specific things we'll do but for the most part it's unplanned. Perhaps we can take some kind of tour in Edgartown. I wouldn't mind touring some sea side mansions like we did a few years back in Newport Rhode Island.
I'll see if I can finagle some of the graduation pictures. I'd love to see them. I have been on a bit of the Harvard Campus but there is much more that I haven't seen. The closest I've gotten to Harvard was driving passed it.
So I think I will finish this tonight. I'm a combination of sleepy and hungry even though I had a good supper. Ah, I see the well has dried up. Good night.
I'm outta here.