Monday, June 13, 2011
"F" is for...Family & Friends!
This week's ABC post is being hosted by pinkundine - visit her blog for other ABC posts!
Last week, I posted about visiting our family in Massachusetts under my E is for Entertainment post. It is so nice to be able to just pick up from where you left off even though you haven't seen each other in almost a year. The kids do the same thing. There is no "I'm shy and need to get to know you" time - they just jump right in and start hanging out. Of course, technology today helps with that. They text each other and also can video chat on their Ipod Touches...
My brother lives halfway across the country and I haven't seen him in over two years. He (well, actually his wife) just had their fifth child. We have always been close and keep in touch through text, email and now video chatting. His oldest daughter will even Google chat with me! Here they are - all five kids, my beautiful nieces and nephews:
Here's a closer up one:
It's amazing how quickly they grow!! This weekend, we had a bit of a whorl wind spending time with friends. Friday night we had dinner with a friend of mine from work and her husband and kids. The kids all swam and jumped on the trampoline. A fun time was had by all!! Saturday night we went out with some friends from karate. Pizzeria Uno and bowling - what could be better right? Next up, brunch with friends visiting from out of town. It's been a bit hectic and crazy coordinating everything but I don't mind - it's all worth it. Time with family and good friends are the best times of your life.