Since she is going to a school where ‘Elementary’ is Kindergarten through 6th Grade (like it was when I was a kid, vs. the 4 schools for primary education they seem to have now), next year will be her last ‘elementary’ year.
After that, all hope is lost because she’ll be starting Jr. High.
OK, so that’s not really a true statement – the ‘all hope is lost’ statement, and if you know me, you know I wrote that tongue-in-cheek. And Princess Nagger has stated “I better enjoy that last year, because after that it gets serious!”
It seems like yesterday she was at this point here:
Time flies by way too fast, if you ask me.
As I was hunting down the above picture, I thought it funny that there was a similar one (as in strolling away) during the first months of this now-ending school year:
I’ll have to make sure I take a butt shot – I mean a similar one – when she’s heading off to college in 7 years. Bet she’d appreciate that, eh?
You know there’s a diminishing innocence of youth when your 5th grader brings this home after watching the videos (you know which one I’m talking about – they watched the girls and boys video together, then were separated out for questions…no one had any questions, by the way):
I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again (and again and again) – time flies by way too fast.
Anyone find that ‘pause’ button, yet?