I've been missing in action for a bit. My wonderful computer decided to take a little break from working. I guess it felt it needed a vacation. ARGh. The last week has been full of a lot of fun and some not so much fun. My husbands grandfather passed away 2 weeks ago. They live here in town, and that made for a bit of work on his behalf getting ready for the funeral. It was a nice funeral, and my thoughts and prayers are with his grandma as she adjusts.
Thanksgiving was wonderful. I have the most amazing grandmother in the world! She hosted about 37 people for a wonderful feast, at her house. Yep, that's right -37-, did I mention I have an amazing grandmother! It was wonderful to see family and eat and eat! ( oh and I guess we played some games also.)
With Thanksgiving over we now enter December, or as I refer to it, The Month of Insanity.
Insanity? isn't that a bit harsh?...no! There are Church Christmas dinners, school Christmas concerts and the normal Christmas experiences, decorations to put up, etc..., not too bad you say well, there is more. I have 4 kids, and they were all born in December (last year they all fell on the same week, so they are very close together). My husband was also born in December. So, 5 birthdays and Christmas and New Years...sound a bit hectic...guess what, there is more. My husbands company does the annual awards and stuff for 4 1/2 days in December. So he leaves the week before Christmas and I get to do that week alone. I am invited to attend of course, but with school about to let out for the holiday and the birthdays I just don't feel right leaving. We also have 3 sets of grandparents, and 2 great grandmothers in town. This year we also have the wonderful experience of having daughter #2 get baptized because she is turning 8. Now, I know I sound like I'm complaining. I'M NOT. I just get a little loony during the month, and often don't know if I'm coming of going. It's really just a case of excessive blessings all in one month, which, all things considered, isn't really a major problem.