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Congratulations to my Graduate

He’s finally made it. Today Drew made the walk to commemorate three and a half years of hard work. He looked dashing in the long robe and funny hat with a white tassel representing the college of Arts and Sciences. He also adorned 3 pins that marked his achievement of being on the Dean’s list 3 times. AND he graduated summa cum laude (with highest praise)…. where does it end!! He’s just too much for me, but I am very proud of him. Congratulations Drew, here’s to another 4 years of the same success!!

Emily’s Embassy Interview

OK, here's an account of the day of my visa interview at the London Embassy on January 31, 2006:

I set my alarm for 6.30am and left my house about 7.15, I met my next-door neighbour Ian at the station on his way to work so we sat on the train together and talked all the way to our destinations. I got off at Bond Street and realised I was an hour early to be able to go into the embassy so I thought I would make sure I knew where it was and how long it would take me to get there. I'd been to the embassy in 2003 so I recognised the way…