Master Bennett

Over the last few years my husband has held down a (more than) full time job, served in two deployments AND worked his tail off to not only acquire both his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees but to do it with high honors.

This past week Brian & I hopped an overnight plane bound for Boston, where we met up with his parents and brother. They had arrived a few hours before us and picked up a rental car. Once we were sufficiently sardined inside said vehicle we drove straight through to Burlington, VT – a city very reminiscent of Missoula with an east coast feel – where we spent three glorious days terrorizing locals and watching Brian get hooded for his Master’s degree and receive his diploma.

I’d like to call the following pictures The Many Faces of Brian…

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How many Bennett’s does it take to feed a parking meter

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Brian did not enjoy my comment…

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The hooding ceremony on Friday afternoon.

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Officially Master Bennett

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Damn boi, can I add you in LinkedIn?

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So happy to still be taking pictures.

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Proud Pappa

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Out of focus but the best picture of us all weekend. There’s a reason I prefer to be behind the camera and Brian hates having his picture taken. We clearly excel at modeling

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Yup, I was still taking photos of him.

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Complimentary cupcakes and sangria at the Masters ceremony after party. Hands down the best damn cupcakes I’ve ever eaten.

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Brian finally agreed to let me post him for a ‘real picture’

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Pappa Bennett enjoying the bay

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Typical Bennett family photo. It’s like wrangling kittens into a wet cardboard box. At least I know Brian gets his photogenic qualities honestly.

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Family photo. Next year I’m getting them all sunglasses for Christmas.

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My brother-in-law is the cat whisperer.

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Brian getting his diploma at the main ceremony Saturday afternoon.

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By now you should really see why I’ve dedicated these pictures to The Many Faces of Brian

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I see you!

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I’m expecting the middle finger again soon…

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I am ridiculously freaking proud of this guy right here!

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fin.

2 thoughts on “Master Bennett

  1. Donna Kauper says:

    Holly,
    Sending my congratulations to Brian. I realize what effort and dedication it takes to earn one’s Masters. What did he get his Masters in? Thank you for sharing the joy of that occasion and being with family. Donna from Wisconsin

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