I don't think it's easy for anybody
but it's probably got more to do with
who we are,
and most of how we understand the world,
than anything else in our lives.
Our family, for all the joy and sorrow
that life brings to us,
is that precious nucleus of people
we love and need and count on,
from the beginning of our lives to
Some members of our family are among
the blessings bestowed upon us at birth:
ancestors, parents, relatives and siblings.
Some become family through marriage.
And some become family by virtue of
love and commitment so profound
that their lives are inextricably connected
regardless of blood or contract, for
These are only some of the people
in my family.
I love them all.
I will be adding many more photographs,
both historical and contemporary,
whenever time permits.
All things happen for a reason . . she is mine.
I think it was her eyes . .
Betty and JJ
what is it about godchildren and hats??
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