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How Do You Iron Asbestos?

How Do You Iron Asbestos?
By Gina Valley

Today we picked Son#2’s graduation robe.   There’s no content tag, but the fabric seems to be a blend of paper and asbestos.

There is a “Fabric Care” tag.  It says, “Do not dry clean.  Do not expose to moisture.”

Hmmm.

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They do realize that this is a graduation gown, don’t they?  Graduations are,

Throwback Thursday – You MIGHT Survive

Throwback Thursday – You MIGHT Survive

Since I’ve been caught up in either celebrating or mourning the start of the school year (depending on how the morning drop-off went), I think it’s a good week to do a throwback that reminds us weary parents (and those who are not parents, but are weary from hearing us parents complain about our kids’ school-related issues) where all this academic effort is headed.

The Graduate – Not Just A Sweaty Guy In A Dress & Funny Hat

Today to wrap up my theme about the joys of graduation ceremonies let’s consider those people with the front row seats.

The graduates – the reason we all ignore reason as we hike 2 ½ miles through mud and sod in our favorite heels to sit in Graduates graduation mortar boards diploma robes hats iron mic microphone stands human behavior heat sun sunshine heat stroke Humor Funny Parenting teens Moms Dads Kids children Family Life lovefull sun for 3 ½ hours wondering who invented panty hose and is it too late to kill him.

Death By Folding Chair –The Perils Of A Graduation Audience

Death By Folding Chair – The Perils Of A Graduation Audience
by Gina Valley

So, you want to be a graduation audience member?  Let’s see if you’ve got the endurance, savvy, and possibly even stupidity necessary to make the grade.

Ahhh – the audience – that group of adoring fans that entertains delusions of homicideGraduation Audience human behavior wardrobe balloons speeches heat sun sunshine heat stroke folding chairs Humor Funny Parenting teens Moms Dads Kids children Family Life love as the ceremony plods along.  At least a lot of them are darn entertaining,

Just ‘Cause You’re At Graduation Doesn’t Mean You’re Smart

Just ‘Cause You’re At Graduation Doesn’t Mean You’re Smart
by Gina Valley

I’ve attended, well really suffered through and barely survived, but who wants to start off all negative, several graduation ceremonies during this year’s season of graduations. As a result, I have a few thoughts on the subject of graduation ceremonies.

Graduation is a uniquely strange honor ceremony because none of the honorees wants to be there. They have to be there.