I bet this is something we've all done before.
I've done it a few times and I've got ideals but
will they listen to me....No.
All I want to do is make it better.
It's a potluck. Those ought to be outlawed before
someone dies. Some of that family just can't cook.
So I suggested little signs for next year to protect
us. Some dishes need signs like "inedible" and
Take the potato salad. Always half a dozen entrys.
But they aren't all good.
So we need a family member to the official "taster"
and rank the food from tasty to poison.
And frankly, some of the women need to be asked
to simply quit cooking. They need to sell their stove,
And I bet all our familys have those certain ones who
rush in late, eat and leave. Okay, they don't want to be
Let's help them out.
We need to move the food tables closer to the road so
they can do a drive-thru line. Don't even get out of the
car. Sort of a Mc-Family effect.
Her family gives gifts every year. You know, the oldest
member, the most kids. Stuff like that. They just won't
The oldest member...is ALWAYS going to be the oldest
member until they die. Like are we going to adopt an really
older person? And the most kids...Her aunt had 10 kids.
Not many familys into topping that these days.
Various gifts for the adults for different reasons. Goofy things
they already have. Like picture frames, or towel sets.
The adults are getting older every year. Make the gifts
exciting. Things like getirol, vitamins. and depends...the
things they really need.
After dinner, old people like to take a nap. There was a time
when we played games. Now you look around after dinner,
there's at least one old person asleep on every park bench.
Anyway, we stayed untill the bitter end. Waking those old
people up and telling them it's time to go home now, party's
So MUCH they could do to make the family reunion exciting.
Tell me...How would change yours?
Spook...sporting a tummy ache