Monday, February 2, 2009

Family Affair

I never realize just how much I miss my family until we all get together for one reason or another. Yesterday, Jerry and I went to Los Banos for my cousin Leslie's birthday. Although I really didn't relish having to make the trip down south and back to the city within one afternoon, I don't regret doing so. It's 6 am, I am dead tired, and in a bit of pain. I would love some painkillers right now (No, I don't have vicodin addiction) - my legs and back really hurt - but am quite happy.

It was the first time I met my "new" nephew, Jet. He really looks just like our little brother Silas!
It was also the last time I would be seeing our eldest cousin, Sherwin, for a while as he's going back to Canada. Times like these, I am grateful for family more than ever.Jer with our Kuya Sherwin
The girls - plus some of the boys
The kids showing off their swimming skills

Looking over these pictures again makes me want to hit the road and pay them a visit. Despite our differences and sometimes irritation with each other, there's nothing like being together with family. Or maybe, that's all part of it.

2 comments:

  1. Family can be the biggest joy or the biggest pain in the rear. If it is a joy most of the time you are ahead of the game. If you have family at all it is definitely a plus. I have only my hubby and kids, rest of my family is deceased. Enjoy what you have because they are precious.

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  2. Sorry to hear that, Delaney. From what I have been reading in your blog, though, your kids and hubby gives you much joy. That's good, eh?

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