Memorial Day picnic at my folks' house, with my in-laws too. Would you believe me if I said there's no conflict, no sub-text of disharmony, just genuine friendship amongst the parents and support and encouragement of the kids and grandkids? Could this be familial Utopia?
No, I'm sorry to report that all is not perfect in Anne-World. My father ran out of Heather Cream right after pouring a dram each for my mother and MIL. None for Anne.