So our nephews have flown back to the east coast, and our family is getting back to our normal pace. My kids are bored and irritable because they miss their cousins, and my house feels quieter, cleaner, and bigger than it has in a long time. I am relishing having some free time back, but I do miss seeing Austin and Derek every day. It’s fun to dream about them coming to college out here, and living in our backhouse. I think we all had a great visit.

Some pictures of “our boys” from over the years: