"Killing swine. Sister, where thou?"1
Seriously, I did have several helpings of kalua pig in Hawai'i. That's a couple of pigs down. Nobody's wife denied me chestnuts, though. I don't even really like chestnuts.
There was the conference, the vacation, the return trip with the lost luggage, and then the bridal shower for my sister. Quite the whirlwind pair of weeks! But now, with summer over, the school year starting2, and things hopefully settling down, I'm back.
1 - Oh, just Google it if you don't get it.
2 - I spent as long in post-secondary education as I spent years in elementary and high school. I have only been out of school two years. In a lot of ways, the start of the school year is still the start of the year for me.