wish to tell you all merry christmas and happy new year to you all. we have gone through a lot this last year. both good and bad but hope mostly good for all. hope that in the next year we can put all our differences aside and make a nice gathering at least twice. like to try a summer one and a fall one. maybe one in the east and on in west. hope that i am able to meet more of you in the next year and help those freindships i do have grow. also remmeber those that are away in another country not of their opwn choice but to help those less fortune than ourselves. and remember those that have give the utmost for our counrty too.