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Family Reunion

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by lcertuche, Jun 18, 2017.

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    lcertuche

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    Today we are going to the lake to a family reunion (of sorts). I am meeting a couple of cousins who grew up in California. I met my aunt a
    couple of days ago. It is so much fun to see her. She looks like a much younger version of Mama (and me). Mama hadn't saw her since she was 2 years old. My grandparents adopted her out.

    It is storming this morning but is suppose to clear up later and be cooler.
     
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    Have a good time
     
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    How wonderful to be able to make those connections. Have a great time, take lots of pictures.

    Mom and I attended a family reunion in the valley where she was born and grew up. That was a special time for her and I just to spend an extended time together. The reunion triggered a lot of memories of her childhood that she related to me.
    I think family reunions are priceless.
     
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    You will have a great time. No matter how far apart, nor how many years, the family tie binds all together.
     
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    That is going to be so much fun. I think everyone should have family reunions once a year. I know we have so many members that we don't get to see often because of distance. But I really feel that we should make more of an effort.

    Mary
     
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    I hope you enjoyed the day.
     
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    lcertuche

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    We had so much fun. I loved meeting the cousins and we will be keeping in touch via Facebook. There was a big storm in the morning so the afternoon was cloudy and much cooler than it has been. No AC needed. Good food, swimming, a playground across from the pavilion for the young'uns. All in all a perfect day!

    I took jars of my strawberry preserves and grape jam for everyone to take home with them. It was a big hit. My aunt gave every girl and woman a pair of angel earrings she had made. She also gave me a really cool hat that she decorated. I had commented a couple of weeks ago on her facebook how much I loved her hat.
     
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    ninnymary

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    Yay, now just keep them going.

    Mary
     
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    lcertuche

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    The last time all my siblings were together was for Daddy's funeral about twelve years ago so it was nice. We didn't even argue.
     

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