I went home last weekend for the first time in 2 years. That is, my parent's home: 4080 Minnesota Lane. It was quick, it was sleepless, there was a poetry reading and a wedding and a Holiday Compression Celebration. Most importantly, I was with my family.
It's too much to tell in one posting, so let's start off with the cast of characters.
The Bride and Groom, Maria and John
Maddy, Rising Art Star, in from Berlin
Soon to be Proud Parents, Kate and Frank
Let's look at that happy momma once more
The Benevolent Poppa and 81 Years And Going Strong Nana
The Jet-lag Defying Expats
Waking up together in Mom's kitchen