Just finished a wonderful Arnett Reunion - The Fred and Norma Clan to be exact. 200 of the best people on earth. I didn't think I would feel this way, but I'm a little teary saying goodbye and grateful that things went so well.
Some Highlights by the numbers:
30 - quilters shared fabrics for an ongoing Arnett quilting Bee project.
3 - Rocking, Fred (the 3rd) Style Dance Off Musical chairs winners.
60 -"cars" made out of potatoes racing against each other (pinewood derby style)Spud Races Rock!
4 - minute to win it competitions - Very Fun
8 - Music Is My Bag performances that rocked - What Talent!
6 - fabulous meals - did you know my family can cook?
1 - overall cookie throw down winner
2 - shared Granny style cookie throw down winners
8 - great teams for the family olympics
8 - awesome cheers with great spirit and energy
8 - amazing events for the family olympics
1 - great fashion show of Granny and Grandpa Fred's "fashions"
9- siblings working together for a wonderful time
100's - of photos (Actually thousands but for our purposes 100's works)
2 - awesome video presentations like the one above.
2 parents and 1 sibling looking down from above with pleasure and approval at this family who can really have a great time together.
1 - Huge family that I for one, am blessed to be a part of. Thanks to all who traveled so far and who put this on. Now ON to 2011. May it be a good year for all! No forgetting this - We Are Family!