One of my little brothers lives with his wife and son in Singapore, where he teaches at an International School. It has been 3 years since they were in the States visiting, so to celebrate their brief visit this summer, we rounded up the troops, rented 2 houses at the beach and spent a few days together.
This is ALL of us 5 years ago on our last family beach trip (my parents, 4 siblings, and various spouses and significant others):
And 5 years later... here we ALL are (an additional adult significant other and SIX grandkids under the age of 3 1/2):
My parents with all the babies:
Since it is mostly non-family that read this blog, I won't inundate you with any more photos of my extended family members. Here is MY little family enjoying the Oregon Coast:
And THIS... my very favorite spot of the entire trip: