Herding cats

Imagine for a moment that you had a very small family and all you ever wanted was a big one. So, you got married and had maybe 5 children. It was fun. They were great. Yes, there were arguments and pushing and vying for attention, but in general, it was fun.

And now suppose that you had forgotten that when they grew up they would want to have families of their own. It actually never entered your mind.

And now imagine that in the blink of an eye there are something like 28 grandchildren.. maybe even a couple more… and all of a sudden, it’s not that easy to do almost anything with all of them. Oh, and along the way, the children have acquired spouses…

And now, let’s say you wanted to get a picture of all of them.

Um, you get the picture. Only I didn’t. Watch the following to see people disappear and reappear. Guess how many are missing the day of the picture taking and how many are hiding or are blocked in each picture.*

Yep. Herding cats.

Oh, there are more, but you get the point…

*The winner gets to be the photographer the next time.

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  1. I think the only ones who aren’t in any of the pictures are: Ohad, Lilach, Daniel, Yonatan, and Yaakov

  2. dr-savta says

    Lilach is in the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th pictures sitting on the left wearing a black shirt.

  3. Abba (Saba) says

    We want Savta!!!

  4. Chris S. says

    The little girl in front in the pink striped top looks like quite a character. She’s in a different pose each time!

    • dr-savta says

      That is Ayala. She is my son Akiva’s middle daughter. We have a bunch of grandchildren who are real characters!

  5. I was going to say, even without knowing the majority of your chilluns, the only one I’m *sure* is missing in every photo is Dr. Savta!

    What a blessing to be able to complain that you can’t all get together all at once all the time 🙂 Mazal tov!