Things got better, with just a few more hiccoughs. But then, as my older sister D said "This IS normal." So here we are at Christmas Eve. Noble and JET are with us, PW is out in Utah working so he can have enough to pay for the next semester of school. I spent this morning baking cookies, and then we all piled in the Suburban and spent the afternoon delivering them to the far flung members of our branch (congregation). We got home late, the ham was well-done, I hurriedly fixed the potato casserole (partially prepared this morning) and the green bean casserole, Noble prepared a fruit salad and an hour later we sat down to eat. It all tasted SOOOOOO good. Then we cleaned up and did the dishes so we can get up to a clean kitchen. Watching "Mr. Kruger's Christmas" came next followed by family prayer, and dispersal to various other occupations.
Now I've just finished loading the stockings (which this year are the most pathetic they've ever been), and put out the final gifts; check my mail, read a blog or two and it's off to bed for me.
May you have joy with loved ones and peace in your hearts. May God bless you with the righteous desires of your heart and strength to endure to the end.