But, I am just me, so, you get late reports and updates on what we did. And, you get someone that forgets their camera and even when her camera is sitting right next to her, forgets to take the annual here we are in our Christmas Eve finery/standing in front of the tree pictures!
The weekend before Christmas, we took a quick (but long) trip up to Indiana to see some of the cousins. It was a 10 hour drive. We went up Friday and came back Sunday. See? Quick, but long.
I will be honest, even though I absolutely LOVE Rainman's family, I didn't want to make the trip this year. I was feeling busy and rushed trying to get all my "stuff" done for Christmas and spending 20 hours driving to and from Indiana couldn't help me get that stuff done.
But, I did it because I love Rainman and I knew how excited the kids were to see their cousins and their Grandma R. And, once we had moments like this: