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Lindsey at the military ball

Lindsey's good friend, Alex, is in ROTC. Alex invited her to the military ball as her guest, then Alex got asked on a date to the ball, and she actually said yes after inviting Lindsey to go with her. Lindsey had prepaid for her own ticket, and knows several guys in ROTC, so she went anyway, solo. As it turns out, Lindsey was probably one of the most in demand girls at the dance, since the ratio of boys to girls was greatly in her favor. She danced almost every song, and already wants to go next year, just not with a date.
Here's my sweet daughter outside of the Renaissance Hotel just before the dance. She looks so pretty and is such a great joy to me. She works very hard in school and goes to seminary faithfully and sets a good example for others by her high standards.
The floral bouquet in the hotel lobby made the perfect backdrop for my little girl on her night out on the town.
The next morning, she was one of the youth speakers in Sacrament meeting and wore her new outfit to church. Her topic was on keeping the sabbath day holy and she did an excellent job. I just love my daughter.


Heidi said…
Sounds like she was flirting it up with all the fellas at the dance! I loved getting new outfits for dances in high school that I would always then wear to church (not prom dresses but you know what I mean).
How fun, what a doll Lindsey is!
ninnies said…
thanks mom... I love you too. Sorry I haven't been able to keep up that well with your blog and everything. Don't forget that I love you soo much. Thanks for this post of the Military Ball. It was really fun, and I liked being in demand. ;D
Love you SOOOOO much, Lindsey
RuthAnn said…
Lindsey looks great! No wonder she was in such demand.

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