Hey there! I am still breathing and have not abandoned my posting. The last few months of 2010 either had me sick or hurting or too busy doing things that I was really looking forward to posting about. However, when I had the time to post, I was then either too sick or hurting too much to really feel up to writing. Nearly everyone I know has had this respiratory infection. Our office has been ravaged with it for the past six to eight weeks. I have been to the doctor myself three times (okay, one of those visits was for a sprained ankle and a cut that got pretty badly infected, but oddly enough I was starting to get sick that same day too). It pretty well wiped me out. I have stayed tired. Yeah, essentially, I was either in bed for all the right reasons or all the wrong reasons. I am trying to sound upbeat, but truth is, after several weeks of this - and its also being miserably cold - that I began to get more than a bit bummed out. I am starting to feel better. Energy is returning. Its still miserably cold!!!!! I HATE BEING COLD!!!! But, I promise to return. And I have a lot that I want to talk about. And hugs to everyone who wrote me. I haven't responded back to everyone yet, but I will.