Right now, there are about 300 million people who have run out of things to talk about during awkward extended-family gatherings. And that's why God invented YouTube.
Here are a few things to help you start a lively conversation while you sit around doing a puzzle with your 84 year old great aunt Helga and her horrible neo-nazi grandson in-law. Or whatever.
Naturally, the first thing that come to mind is Baby Monkey.
But everybody has already been there, done that. You'll have to go a different direction...
You could always chat about history:
If you're feeling brave, you could talk politics:
Of course, you could always bring up religion. That usually goes really well at family gatherings:
Um. Check out..... The Very Worst Missionary.
But, whatever you do, don't be a party pooper. Please.
Wishing you a Merry and Bright Christmas from Costa Rica!
With love and laughter,
Jamie the VWM, El Chupacabra, and our 3 little pigs.