We did get to play with lots of friends and family over break and we did a lot of much needed relaxing but we still didn't see everyone that we really wanted to see. We didn't spend much time with my mom (but she did get to visit my sister in Rochester for the first Christmas any of us has been able to spend with her in many years - which is great!) and I missed my dad's unexpected visit before Christmas because I was at work. We didn't get over to my brother's house at all. I still have three undelivered gifts under the tree.
We did enjoy having people over for Christmas day and we discovered that the
If anything, Christmas break showed us just how over extended we are in general. We're trying to re-organize our priorities a bit but that is hard when the thing that takes up the biggest chunk of our free time is Bryan's commute.
We'll work it out. It's January with February at the door. Things always feel bleaker than they really are in this part of Winter territory.