(This is WAY OVERDUE!)
CONGRATS TO MY AMAZING FRIENDS AND “SISTERS” Emily Thompson & Caroline Thompson on their UCONN GRADUATION!
To say that I’m excited about the Graduation of Emily & Caroline is an understatement! For as long as I can remember it has always been the Thompson Twins and I at GP&R.
We first met doing Swimming classes as Toddlers then when we met again as Toddlers when we were trained by Connecticut’s “Legendary” Coach Marsha Zimmerman who retired in June 2010 the same month and year that I Graduated from High School! That says something about how long we all knew each other.
I’m a year older than Emily and Caroline so I got to watch them flourish into incredible people and make a name for themselves as individuals and not as twins.
Emily– Emily is quiet but noticeable and when she talks about something that excites her she speaks with such enthusiasm that you can’t help to be drawn into what she is saying.
Emily is also the sweetest person you will ever meet! You can’t help but be drawn to her and her “Motherly Love”. You sometimes forget how incredible of an athlete she is because she doesn’t have that athletic look unlike her twin sister Caroline.
Caroline– Caroline is the opposite of Emily! Caroline is loud but not too loud, She has this athletic ability to herself she pushes her limits on her skills with it be Gymnastics or Cheerleading she wants to do better than she did before.
Caroline isn’t all athlete she is also an amazing student as is her sister and what they both do amazingly well is that they make everything they do look EASY!
Emily and Caroline it has been an honor watching you two both grow and become the most incredible and beautiful women who have the whole world at their feet! Don’t ever count yourselves out you guys have made it and will do wonders in years to come I have faith in you both I always have!
I Love You So Much!
* Life Lessons
Life is a journey, not so much to a destination, but a transformation. Looking back doesn’t it sometimes feel like our richest times come right in the midst of our hardest? But God made us to life in community, to laugh and cry. To hurt and to celebrate with each other, no matter what were going through. And transformation is tough, and we dont always end up where we think we will. But we have to remember, that even when we struggle to believe in Him, He always believes in us.He fills our lives with purpose and passion, if we just let Him. And the best part of the journey, is that the God of the universe, sometimes allows us to play a part in changing the world. Isn’t that a trip?