Saturday, October 12, 2013
Focusing on Life - Week 41
We all have, make or witness connections every day. Connecting to one another makes us feel that we are part of something more, something great!! This week focus on the connections you make, the connections that naturally occur, a connection of things, your connection to your environment, craft or faith.
With this being Thanksgiving weekend in Canada, the ‘connection’ most on my mind right now is my family connection. And I will be spending lots of time over the next three days connecting and conversing with close and extended family members alike, some that I don’t have the opportunity to interact with very often.
Earlier this year, we had a big family reunion for one branch of the family. I wish we could do it more often. Some of the younger members of the extended family are practically unknown to me, as am I to them.
As you can see from this photo though, there are a lot of us...and this was only some of the people who were invited. Many, unfortunately, were unable to attend. We live at such far flung parts of the province and country that getting together on a regular basis is not feasible.
I do like the fact that I have been able to connect with many of them on Facebook, and can follow along with their activities. During the process of researching the family history, I've re-connected with branches of the family that moved out of province many years before I was born and have established themselves out there, almost forgotten by those of us here.
So, family connections are my top priority this week. To see the connections of the other participants, check out the links below...