As it turns out, the various and sundry end-of-year festivities were a good thing, even though getting ready for them was sometimes a challenge.
Mr. D got to channel both his inner Mozart:
(That's his "Yay, I did it!" smile.)
... and, in these "Colonial Conversations,"
... he got to rock a very colonial-looking braid:
Thanks to the all the teachers
who helped make this year
such a great one for our guy!