I have 24 first cousins. I counted. Then Elizabeth & Toby came over for Thursday Night Dinner and the conversation turned to the more complicated web of family relationships and their labels. The debate grew heated between Elizabeth and Kristy until Elizabeth finally pulled out a pad and pencil and sketched out a diagram proving that S and I are, indeed, first cousins once removed. Glad that’s cleared up.
Oh, and here’s a picture of Elizabeth and Katherine, who are definitely my sisters, from just a few days ago, I think: