My father passed away a few years ago. Every year my family gets together on his birthday to celebrate and remember him. It’s difficult to describe those get-togethers, because it’s filled with such a mixture of emotions. You know when you laugh so hard you start to cry? It’s kind of like that – but it works both ways.
Likewise, the visit can be both incredibly draining and overwhelmingly fulfilling at the same time. Because of this, we often find ourselves staying at home, because we are just too wiped out and indecisive to do anything else. Not this year, though. This year we went to see some art.