1. My niece, Isabella Jo, graced us with her presence into the world on Jan 2.
2. Another niece/nephew arriving in June.
3. A sabbatical for me to research religious metaphors in British political discourse.
4. Molly starting Kindergarten (sob!)
5. Oh, and yes, that little issue of moving to England for 4 months, homeschooling the girls, and traveling to Rome, Ireland, France, and Austria.