Our good friend Zoya is visiting from Kodiak, and we're going to take her sailing for the next few days.
It's been remarkable how calm things have been on the boat since she got here - because her default position has been at the saloon table, keeping Eric occupied. Everything goes smoothly on a sailboat if the toddlers in the crew get constant adult attention. Makes me realize how outgunned we parents are in the modern nuclear family - sure would be nice to have an auntie or two around on a full-time basis.
Hmmm....now I'm trying to imagine any of Eric's three aunties actually living and traveling with us on Galactic. Can't quite picture it!