As a Christian, this time of year refocuses my attention on peace and hope for our speck of rock hurtling through this vast universe.  As an RD member for several years, I've regretted some of things I've written (my sincere apologies to those I've offended), but I've learned much from the members on this site and have felt encouraged by the support and kindness of many members.  I thought that for a day (or a thread), we could put our differences aside, and I want to wish all of you the very best life has to offer during this holiday season and 2014.  May you know deep peace, look forward to the new year with great hope, and enjoy a refreshing rest during the holidays.

Peace and blessings to you all!

Nordic