After Grandma's birthday, we had a few days before we were due at the beach so we took a side trip to visit friends from college. We hadn't seen Alex and Adriana since Maggie was a baby so our trip was long overdue.
With our troupe of six kids from ages 3-9 we were quite the spectacle. But in spite of our caravan's size and disruptive nature, we successfully mastered lunch out and an afternoon at the pool.
You know, every time you see or go to visit someone you haven't seen in a while, there is always that chance that things have changed. You're different, they are different or you're both changed just enough that things aren't the same. That all you have is old stories and nothing new in common. Happily, nothing could be further from the truth this time around. In so many ways it was like we just saw each other last week, only we had years of catching up to do and all kinds of overlapping interests.
And cool new cars to boot! Couldn't have been happier we made the drive.