families gather 
in good and in troubled times
 nephew rob with son ian
ian outgrew the big guy
(his childhood hero)
rob traveled with his youngest daughter
to help my sister post-surgery 
erin came to entertain us all
after their dad's death but before the service
my kids cleaned out their stuff
and the attic
it was a huge, dirty, hot job
but it's done
ian met the new place
and said goodbye to his old one
goodnight room
my house is on the market
so i, too, can move 
down the road a piece.
90 acres, no mule, good karma.