There are a lot of reasons people go on vacations. Sometimes it is to see new places or exotic locales. Other times it is to do new things or engage in our favorite ways of having fun. Sometimes it is to escape the heat or the cold. Other times it is to drink and dine on sumptuous local cuisine. There are lots of reasons people go on vacations.
We are proud of the adults our kids have become, even though that means our lives have in some ways grown increasingly apart. So this year we went on vacation simply to all be together again. With that as our intention, the smiles say it all, I think.