Calm before the storm
When we planned our family vacation way back last August, the world seemed like a relatively normal place. My wife and I hadn’t been on a vacation that didn’t in some way involve a basketball or baseball tournament that my son was playing in since we went to California in 2008, so we were long overdue.
When the idea was posed that we get together with seven other families and rent a house for a week in Gulf Shores, Ala., I didn’t jump at the idea at first. But we’ve been close to the MORE