Our family reunions tend to be long affairs, as much as we can put into a long weekend-plus. And, families can include lifelong friends as well as relatives, we've learned over the years.
Ken, his wife Laurie, three teens and two dogs left Las Vegas at 4 A.M. and arrived around three P.M. Thursday. Over 9 hours of driving with a couple of rest stops.
Romain will spend a month with family members in the US.