Today I am grateful for my extended family.

My life has been enriched by nieces and nephews and their respective spouses. Time spent with them over the years has sprinkled my memory with delicious tidbits to savor over the decades. I have been playmate, teacher, confidante and co-conspirator.It boggles my mind that I am now a great-great aunt as the children of my nieces and nephews reach adulthood and have children of their own.Ours is a sprawling and rambunctious family. We are scattered w