Tuesday, May 29, 2007

One picture is worth a thousand words

Update, Sunday, April 6, 2008:
In the interest of preserving what little is left of my son's anonymity and mine, I have deleted the photo from this post, so that it is no longer visible to anyone walking past my computer, and uploaded it to Flickr. See the newly-minted Family Physicist here.


Bachelor of Science, High Honors, Physics, with a minor in Japanese, Rochester Institute of Technology, May 25, 2007.

Pair of parents (who will, quite clearly, never win a Pulitzer for photography) very proud and pleased as punch. :) :) :) :) :) :) :) !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


The gold-colored double "rope" is indicative of the Son-ster's status as a "High Honors" recipient, which we assume to be the English-language equivalent of Magna Cum Laude. The white stole with the large red dot, patterned after the Japanese flag, symbolizes The Family Physicist's successful completion of foreign studies in Japan.

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13 Comments:

Blogger Steg (dos iz nit der šteg) said...

いいですよ!
(sorry my Japanese is rusty) :-)

Tue May 29, 06:28:00 PM 2007  
Blogger Shira Salamone said...

Oh, swift--I couldn't see your Japanese characters before because they wouldn't show up on my office computer. Neat!

I assume that's mazal tov in Japanese. :) Thanks!

Tue May 29, 09:16:00 PM 2007  
Blogger PsychoToddler said...

Mazal Tov!!

Tue May 29, 09:59:00 PM 2007  
Blogger Shira Salamone said...

Todah!!

Tue May 29, 11:26:00 PM 2007  
Blogger Jack Steiner said...

Mazal tov.

Wed May 30, 01:03:00 AM 2007  
Blogger Shira Salamone said...

Thanks, Jack.

Wed May 30, 11:04:00 AM 2007  
Blogger Alex in Miami said...

Mazal Tov, you must be very proud.

Thu May 31, 10:08:00 PM 2007  
Blogger Shira Salamone said...

Thank you, Alex. We're very proud indeed!

Fri Jun 01, 02:11:00 PM 2007  
Blogger fudge said...

mazal tov! japanese is SO COOL!

Sun Jun 03, 03:03:00 PM 2007  
Blogger Shira Salamone said...

Todah!

And yes, Japanese is definitely cool.

Sun Jun 03, 03:34:00 PM 2007  
Blogger Batya said...

very impressive
mazal tov

Sun Jun 03, 11:52:00 PM 2007  
Blogger Shira Salamone said...

Yeah, we're impressed, too.

Thanks, Muse.

Mon Jun 04, 12:09:00 AM 2007  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

bonjour
pourquoi ne pas ecrire a une grande personnalite!
je poste vottre lettre
shalom
marcel
jewisheritage.fr

Mon Oct 01, 03:04:00 AM 2007  

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