October 29th, 2018

Dean

100 Days of Happiness - Day 93

On Saturday evening, I was out and about at a family party, my Aunt Sylvie's 80th birthday (she's my Mum's older sister).

I'm not really that close to my extended family (my Mum's one of six - three siblings and two half-siblings, so it gets VERY extended when you add in all the anklebiters), so I don't see a lot of them, and I never really look forward to these things, which is silly really, because I always enjoy them a lot more than I think I will!

This party was no different.  It's not that I don't love my family, because of course, I do.  I care about them, and I'm glad to know they're okay; It's simply that I don't have a lot in common with them, so I don't often seek out their company.  We normally average about one family party a year, and that's perfect for me.  I get to see them, exchange niceties without too much smalltalk, have a dance and a hug, then go our separate ways!

But whatever, it was nice to catch up with some members of the family that I haven't seen for a while, and some that I've seen very recenty ...

Here are the mugshots:

Me with my Mum (in the black and white top), with Jackie, her younger sister, and Jackie's husband, Chris.






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