The Privilege of Getting Away

Last week, we made the trek up to the Black Hills of South Dakota for our triennial family reunion. Especially since becoming a parent, I look forward to these gatherings. Kids running wild in the field, cousins reconnecting as though no time has passed, reminiscing and retelling the same stories, laughing, crying, singing hymns, watching … Continue reading The Privilege of Getting Away

Family Gatherings

Every three years, for the past thirty years we've gathered. It started with my parent's generation, young families meeting at my great-aunt and uncle's cabin in the Colorado Collegiate Rockies. Over the years, families grew and the decision to meet at the YMCA camp became tradition for years. Now, we meet all over the country. … Continue reading Family Gatherings