Families are funny. There are subtle genetic connections that run through families that inspire statements like “you have Uncle Frank’s eyes.” Physical traits, and other hard-wired details in a family are one thing, but there are other (non DNA based) things shared by families that may be as (if not more) important.
Family and friends alike share traditions that are serious, and rooted in holidays, schooling, culture and other things. However, it is the organically developed, silly traditions that may actually mean the most. […]