I drew the above drawing in pre-hospital days from a photograph of Maddie enjoying a break on the rocks at Hidden Falls, Hanging Rock State Park. I can’t believe that in just a week, she will “graduate” from 5th grade. I’m not sure I’m ready for my youngest child to be going off to Middle School.
But then again, it is a beautiful thing to watch your children grow up. To see what wonderful human beings they are and are becoming. Her dad and I marvel at how this jolly infant girl has become such a lovely, kind, and creative young girl. Enjoy the slide show of some drawings and paintings I’ve made of her over the years: