Eric’s cousins on my side, otherwise known as SICK (Sakamoto, Imholte, Cowdin and Korte), flew in from Oregon and California late last week and stayed with E&Z&H&G. Karen, my sister JoAnn and I were invited to Sunday dinner to see everyone before they headed back home on Monday.

Pretty unique to have cousins who want to travel so far to hang out together … I wonder if my dad had a hand in this because as soon as Eric and Aaron were born (almost 38 years ago) he was the one to suggest we meet halfway in Des Moines to spend a weekend. Which then became a tradition when the kids were young.


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