"Occasionally, one realizes that a primary objective of family is to be embarrassing." ~Elise at indie etiquette
and furthermore, to quote Hayley Wojdowski "there are no lifeguards in the gene pool"
disclaimer: My family (and the additional family i'll be gaining in June) has been nothing but wonderful in all the craziness of me leaving the country and then planning a wedding and then thinking about leaving the country again. i love them deeply, but occasionally one finds a quote that must be preserved because of it's truth, regardless of it's timeliness. this is one of those times.
(also they DID talk about having a 50/50 raffle and wheelbarrows at the wedding)