A good family is a wonderful thing.
I spent this weekend in the mountains with my family and our close friends. We were celebrating my mom's birthday and generally enjoying each other.
When you can simply enjoy one another for who you are it really makes life interesting and joyful. The volume level this weekend would shock some people, but to me it represented the vibrant life present in our friends and family and the love between each of us.
I pray that I never take for granted the family I have been blessed with and the extended family that has been given to me through close friends. It hit me this weekend especially hard that I have been blessed with not only fantastic parents, but my parents friends and my Aunts and Uncles. They are people I have grown up with, love dearly, and have no doubt in my mind that they would love me and my sisters as their own if they ever needed to.
Even though I am pretty sure that none of them read this blog I still want to say thank you and I love you with all my heart!