#SOL20: Family


That group.



Crowding your space

Giving you space

Freedom to stretch and grow

Freedom to learn and roam


And together

Celebrating family . . .

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Blood relatives

Celebrating milestones . . . births, birthdays, anniversaries, graduations.

And friends

“Framilies” also celebrating milestones.

Who in your family tree are you celebrating? 

Who are you quietly supporting? 

Who are you loudly applauding? 

Where does your family take you?

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8 responses

  1. I feel the tug and release of family. On Friday night I organized a surprise party for my husband’s birthday. Friends gathered at a restaurant and then we all went dancing. Then on Saturday I traveled to New Orleans to babysit both babies while my kids went to a Mardi Gras ball. Back home today and again family tugs at my day off. But I wouldn’t have it any other way.
    Are you doing the SOLC this year. Talk about tug and release. I can’t decide!

    1. Margaret,
      What fun family times – and recognizing so many stages! Yes, to SOLC!

  2. Just had the BEST week with family and friends – love how we fall into comfortable patterns and yet still surprise on another. Feel lucky to include as a friend in my life.

    1. Clare, so true that our patterns are comfortable! So many roles we can fill as friends and family!

  3. Family – at times they drive us crazy but they are always there for us.

    1. Absolutely! Always takes a village!

  4. Family! My life line of love and support. I couldn’t survive without them!

    1. Exactly, Christine! So necessary!

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