A bit of Pomp and Circumstance

Commencement bore little resemblance to this, but that’s my only complaint

 

I am now a Yale alum (and the hustle and bustle of move out and commencement is to blame for a lack of updates here or at my guestblogging gig at Daylight Atheism.  I should have actual content for you all tomorrow (and perhaps some reflections later in the week after seeing The Book of Mormon tonight with my family for a graduation present).  In the meantime, I hope I can placate you with some pictures from graduation.

And it wouldn’t have been college if I hadn’t overscheduled and ended up having to pull one last all-nighter.  I stayed up all the way through the night before Commencement because I was bound and determined to make the dress I wore to the ceremony.  I finished about 15 minutes before the diplomas were given out.  (It’s a Butterick B5282, if you’re interested)

About Leah Libresco

Leah Anthony Libresco graduated from Yale in 2011. She works as an Editorial Assistant at The American Conservative by day, and by night writes for Patheos about theology, philosophy, and math at www.patheos.com/blogs/unequallyyoked. She was received into the Catholic Church in November 2012."

  • http://thisjourneyofmylife.wordpress.com/ thisjourneyofmylife

    Congratulations!Your dress is beautiful, I love how the fabric falls.

  • Michael Haycock

    Ooh, we shall have to talk about the musical before I leave for Europe on Friday afternoon!

  • Anonymous

    Congratulations! I have been reading on and off for a while, and somehow I must have missed that you were a Yale student. I just started a summer internship in the graduate housing office. If you have any recomendations of places I simply need to experience before I go back to MI in August, I would love to hear them!Derek D

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/16496144988509668275 Leah

    Thanks for the good wishes. Derek, here's my list of to dos in New Haven:-Get a sandwich from the cheese truck-Make sure you visit the music library in Sterling (it used to be a courtyard, and then they put a roof on it)-Pay attention to the School of Drama and the Cabaret to see if there are neat theatre things going on-Try and end up on email lists so you know if there are interesting lectures or conferences you can drop in onEnjoy!

  • http://www.daylightatheism.org/ Ebonmuse

    Congratulations, Leah! This is an accomplishment well worth celebrating. And thanks again for minding the store on my site while I was away.

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