Much later: So it wasn’t as grim as I’d anticipated–that’s always a bonus. I give it a C -/D + on the organization side of things, however, despite everyone having been assigned tasks. I think three of us did what we were spozed to do, and “the men,” who were to clean up, did a swell job of sitting there while “the girls” did all that work.
I’m still puzzling over the necessity of name tags at a family gathering. It was not a huge crowd and we’ve all known each other all our lives . . .