Paige says “Seventeen is a nowhere age, at sixteen you get your license to drive and at eighteen you are an adult.”
I called her one day last week and asked her to double check her birth certificate. I must be in denial.
We met her at DQ for a birthday treat and afterward she posed for the obligatory birthday photo. She recently cut her really long hair and just doesn’t think she will wear it up for prom…too many bobby pins involved.
We talked about prom, her classes and her thoughts about the future. She is one of our very focused grandchildren. She has her eye on the University of Minnesota or the University of North Dakota for eleven years. She wants a career in medicine…possibly Dermatology…I mentioned about being a Plastic Surgeon…she said “That would be cool, Grandma I could give you some surgery!” She scored 26 on her ACT tests and will take it again because she wants a 27…more scholarships are available to students with a higher score. She is thinking way ahead as she is a Junior this year. Her grade point average is 4.1 we asked how did you get the .1 and she said it is given to those students who take college classes in High School.
Paige in 2001 when she was 2 years old.