Showing posts from April, 2017

Dunkingham Palace

Ring Day finally arrived! Ring Day is a big deal here. It includes cocktail dresses, high heels, all the family, photographers, etc. It's a little ridiculous, to be honest. But then again Texas A&M has always taken the maxim "everything is bigger in Texas" and multiplied it by 1000, so I suppose it's only in keeping with tradition.
My friends Haley and Marissa were there to see me get my ring. Haley got to present me my ring, and after inspecting it to make sure my name and graduation year were printed right, she got to put it on my finger. Some students invite professors or special faculty to present them their rings, or they have a family member do it. Like I said, it's a bit over the top.  It feels so good to have this hunk of gold on my finger! I love the Aggie ring because it's so recognizable. I like to know that wherever I am in the world I can find camaraderie and shared understanding with someone who also wears this ring.

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