Yesterday we attended a family reunion for Clarence's dad's side of the family. We had perfect weather for a day at the park.I didn't get pictures but both our girls met and spent the day with cousins that were their ages. They had a lot of fun. The newly acquainted cousins are far enough away on the family tree that I don't know what we'd call them. Their great-grandmother was the sister of our girls' great-grandfather. I think. So, are they 3rd cousins? 4th cousins? __cousins __removed? I get woozy thinking about that type of stuff-so they're just cousins.
It's a weekend long reunion with various activities planned but we only joined in yesterday (Clarence is working today). The activities for today include a driving tour to visit all the old family homesteads in the area, dinner out together, and a visit to the cemetery. Sunday they plan to be back at the park to share brunch. My hat is off to the couples who planned it all-what a lot of work!
We are spending our day finishing laundry to pack. Bible Quiz nationals starts on Monday and we will be gone until Friday. Any prayers are appreciated-for the girls and their teammates as they compete all week-and for us old folks who are just as tired as the kids by the end of the week.