Originally Posted by rikhall
I envy you any closeness (geographically) with your family. Our son and three grand sons are a four hour drive and our daughter and two more grand children are a 9 hour plane ride.
If it were not for FB I would only "see" the ones out west once a year.
Actually, Rik, my family is 8-9 hours away. I see them 2 or 3 times a year. We do talk on the phone often but my business involves computers so I generally do not use them too much after I leave work.