It’s all relative

It’s all relative

Not sure whether she wants to know all these people yet, but no one seems to be leaving, so she’s going to make the best of it. –Brian Andreas

group chaos

chaos 2

campfire -kate

How will our children know who they are if they don’t know where they come from? – John Steinbeck, The Grapes of Wrath

Steph, Nate, dad

group meeting

Life doesn’t come with an instruction book; that’s why we have fathers. – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

MIchelle & Dad

Cousin to cousin we’ll always be, special friends from the same family tree.

justin, kids,ryan



sno cone cousins

To the outside world we all grow old, but not to brothers and sisters. We know each other as we always were. We know each other’s hearts. We share private family jokes. We remember family feuds and secrets, family griefs and joys.  – Clara Ortega

campfire 3

card game

Jennifer, Brandon, Bryson

lizz & kids

“Sisters” is probably the most competitive relationship within the family, but once sisters are grown, it becomes the strongest relationship. – Margaret Mead

carolyn, michelle

eliz & becca

The problem with the gene pool is that there are no lifeguards.


game 4

crazy game

group from loft

Berrett Family Reunion — Reid Ranch – Fruitland, Utah — August 3-6, 2009

Having a family is like having a bowling alley installed in your brain – Martin Mull

2 thoughts on “It’s all relative

  1. What a great post! and pictures! and comments! and memories! THANKS! The best of this post are the 2 comments about gene pools and lifeguards and bowling alleys and brains! Way too true! Thanks for sharing!


  2. I am in total agreement with Yvonne. Those 2 quotes are priceless. I’m so grateful that you and Don are such dedicated and talented photographers. I love the post–it makes me smile as I think back on the reunion. Thanks!


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