I arrived to my parentals yesterday around 630pm, just in time for dinner. While I didn’t actually plan that, having dinner ready when I walked in the door certainly was convenient. My parents live about 3 1/2 hours from me. The distance is such that they don’t balk at me not visiting every weekend, but close enough that the drive isn’t terrible. I came here for Thanksgiving. Before that I had been here for Memorial Day weekend. I’m sure my parents would like to see me more frequently, but there’s only so much I can handle at one time.
The family dog passed away a few months ago, so that perk is gone. BUT, my parents just bought a ping pong table. What?! YES! My mom’s parents have had a ping pong table in their basement for 30+ years. So, ping pong is definitely a family activity that is almost as exciting as badminton (in my opinion). I am a badminton champ, yo! Haha. I’m not so hot at ping pong, but it’s been a couple of years since I’ve played. My youngest brother and I volleyed around for about an hour without keeping score. Then I FINALLY!!! won my first game since arriving here against my other brother. 🙂
We’ll probably play a couple of fierce games of round robin ping pong. Here’s a video so get an idea of what I mean”
We’ll have plenty of people around to have a couple of really long rounds. 🙂 These are the times when the family gets along the best. That is, when we’re playing games.
Merry Christmas, friends!! 😀