For the first time ever (at least for me), I travelled with practically the entire clan. What makes it special is that we were spending New Year’s out of the country. At the onset, I already knew that there would be many problems, dissolution’s, and trials. I also reminded myself that there would be a lot of wonderful moments with the family.
The family is large … counting up to the second degree is large enough for me. Actually, its not large … its the individuals and their characters that make it seem large. After all, 16 personalities on a trip is something to deal with. If you knew my family, you’d understand that it’s impossible to get these many people to move as one … 🙂
With all its ups and downs … the trip went well. I was expecting a lot worse. I was the designated “tour guide” and coordinator and that made some moments HELL!!!
Looking back, I cherished every single moment and wished I could rewind and tried to schedule things better. It was a toss up between the family and the two loves of my life – Len and Ira (my princess). Of course, in terms of conflict, the two ladies won … but I still tried to squeeze a sister, cousin or niece there somewhere.
All in all … it was great … moments cherished forever … smiles and tears seen, heartaches heard, tummies filled, shopping accomplished.
Everybody got home safe and sound … thank God …
I wonder where the next adventure will be …