Yesterday, our friends Royce and Betty came over in the afternoon. We yakked for a while, then went over to Daughter #2’s to see her wonderful chickens, who keep us in fresh eggs. 🙂

Then we went to the Hong Kong Buffet for supper: Charlie, Royce, Betty, Mom and me. We ate and talked and ate and talked and ate and talked. After we’d been there so long we figured they would want to throw us out, they came and gave us necklaces! We were like, Why? Do you give necklaces to everybody on Saturday, or are we just special? They said we were just special. So we were happily surprised, but we still don’t know what it was all about.

After that, we went to the Corydon Presbyterian Church, where Molly McCormack was giving a free concert. The church has one of these Coffeehouse nights about once every three months. The entertainment is donated, the parishioners donate coffee and desserts, and you’re encouraged to drop money in the coffee can on your table. The money is donated to Community Services, which feeds the hungry, clothes the needy, and generally helps those who need some help.

Today, after church, we went to Charlie’s brother and sister-in-law’s for a BSI gathering. They get together about once a month. Usually, the whole extended family is invited, but four times a year it’s just Brothers, Sisters and Inlaws–BSI.

It’s so nice being part of a family that gets along so well. Their mother was such a wonderful woman. She’s no longer with us, but her spirit blesses every gathering. She would be so happy to know they still see each other so often and are still so close and loving and supportive.

Hope everybody’s weekend was as good as mine was.

Writing prompt: What kind of family contact does your main character have?