Is it possible? Is it possible there is something everyone in your gang will enjoy this holiday season, no matter what their ages -- even the I-don't-want-to-go-anywhere-with-you teens?
Jake Rothstein, 8, and his sister Maddie, 5, were on a Thanksgiving vacation at a Nicaragua resort, but nonetheless went off to school without complaint.
What are your 14 year olds up to? Jack Lucas was in the Marines. He survived and became the youngest Marine ever to receive the United States' highest military honor.
Have you ever tried Jook? It's the creamy rice dish the Chinese like to eat for breakfast. How about Dim Sum, the bite-sized portions of dumplings and other food traditionally served in small steamer baskets.
I love those rare occasions when vacation lemons turn into lemonade, as long as you are willing to squeeze the lemons yourself.
Do you believe in "The World Unseen"?