Those were the days, when life was simple! We had so many great times, with weddings we attended and the holiday gatherings we had with family. It seems like life is so busy now. It also seems as though family lives all over the world. It’s not like when I was growing up, when most of my cousins lived next door or right around the corner. Be sure to take pleasures in the small things, like time with friends and family. A tradition that my mom and dad had was to go to great places with their family and best friends. This photo above is my mom and dad with my mother’s cousins at a wedding at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City. Note how they dressed up and enjoyed this time together! Do you attend many weddings? Do you spend much time with your relatives?
One of my Aunt Katherine’s favorite classic songs was “Those Were the Days”, a song credited to Gene Raskin, and later popularized by Mary Hopkins: