John and I went to the Red Dragon event in Columbus last Saturday, marking the end of the active tournament season for the
My aunt and one of my cousins (I have an aunt, an uncle, and seven cousins in northern Spain, and I always found the story of how my aunt and uncle met to be a fascinating one) were in the country visiting over the past month, which was the impetus for John and I going to spend last weekend in Cleveland for a visit. I hadn’t seen any of them since 1999 (11 years! Though I have faithfully sent them Christmas cards every year, and have enjoyed receiving cards in return) when my Mom’s side of the family had a fairly large reunion.
It was nice to see them again, and somewhat eerie how easy it was to fall back into a pattern of idle chit-chat, as though it hadn’t been over a decade since we did more then just say “hi” briefly on the phone.
Hopefully it won’t be another decade plus until the next visit.