This is a year of reunions for my husband and me, as we both mark the twentieth anniversary of our high school graduations. Planning a trip to back to the old school isn’t really that big of an issue, however, because both of us graduated from schools in metro Atlanta. But we are gearing up to travel to a reunion of sorts with about ten of our college friends who are literally spread all over the country.
Several of our far-flung college buddies from UGA now live in Los Angeles, Seattle, Denver, Brooklyn, Columbia (SC) and Sarasota, while a few of us are still in the Atlanta or Athens area. Some are single; others don’t have kids; and four couples have children ranging from toddlers to middle schoolers. Our family of five is the largest by far.
These reunion vacations began two years ago, with a camping trip out to the Badlands in South Dakota. Last year, the group headed south to Puerto Rico. Because of scheduling issues with other family trips and the cost of flying the five