Just came back from a family reunion in New Hampshire. These get-togethers are always fun but one outstanding family event was an impromptu band concert featuring my brothers, my nephews, and one great-nephew—all of them Haaviks. Most of them play in local bands and orchestras in their home communities.

Our branch of the Haaviks focuses on the arts. I have a niece who has a ph.D. in art history, another niece who is an English teacher and budding writer, and a nephew who not only sings, acts, and plays the ukelele and guitar, Continue reading “The Family Network”