I love them to pieces.
This picture was taken in November of 2005, the very first year my family went to Hawaii together. All 17 of us.
Yes, seventeen. Yes, it had its hectic moments. No, I wouldn't trade it for anything.
If the family were a fruit, it would be an orange, a circle of sections, held together but separable--each segment distinct. Letty Cottin Pogrebin