We are a big family, four generations strong. This weekend there was no shortage of laughter, of singing, No shortage of arms to hold babies, of aunties and uncles to play with the toddlers. No shortage of food or fun Dirty Santa gifts. There was a definite missing of some key roles in the family: an uncle, some cousins. We will catch them next year, if not before.
The grandparents (my Mom and Dad) who started it all, with the grands and great-grands: