Taking the Kids — to family reunion central

Taking the Kids — to family reunion central

By Eileen Ogintz Tribune Content Agency What’s the most fun? Maybe the Rocky Mountain hikes, the horseback riding, the chance to do crafts and eat homemade ice cream. We are after all in Estes Park, Colorado, at the gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park. But as fun...
Generations gather to reconnect at quadrennial family reunion

Generations gather to reconnect at quadrennial family reunion

By Eileen Ogintz ESTES PARK, CO (Day 3) — What’s the best part? “All the space and the views of the mountains,” said Kyle Robertson, 15, who doesn’t have anything like the Rocky Mountains where he lives near Houston. “Horseback riding!” said his cousin Ella...
YMCA of the Rockies is Family Reunion Central

YMCA of the Rockies is Family Reunion Central

Family gathers for photos at YMCA of Rockies Estes Park By Eileen Ogintz ESTES PARK, CO — Every four years. That’s how often my husband’s huge family (he is one of 40 first cousins) gather for a reunion—for the fourth time at the YMCA of the Rockies in Estes...