Decking the Halls?

I have been so neglectful of my blog. I just have no time to sit alone and "think". And during the time I can"think", I'm not thinking about the blog. Although, I need to update more as looking back on my posts encourages me because I can see "progress" being made.
We had a really nice Thanksgiving with my Mom, step Dad, our kids (most of them anyway) and some friends.
Looking at this now just makes me smile because