We’re home. 1,700 miles in a packed 12 passenger van with nine people and one small well-traveled dog, driving through the night on the way there and on the way home, nine days away from home, a house crowded with 41 people – 24 of them younger than 17. Three nights camping in a tent, one night and day of pouring rain flooding one incompetent tent, and one lake providing the promise of much fun.
Cousins. Best friends. Tears on departure.