We went back to the place of perfect mornings, still water, kayak excursions, tubing with wild abandon, massive wipe outs, skiing, the relentless search for crabs with net.
Children are easily swept away in the magic of it all. Adults give time and remember through child eyes. We follow the recipe that calls for water, sun, sore muscles, laughter, friends. Toss in bowl, stir.
Friends become brothers, aunt and honorary set of grandparents who have an indelible place in our story. We cannot illustrate it without them.