Anyone else notice that the frequency and level of social discussion and banter on this forum has dropped off significantly in the last year or so? Why is that? It is Thanksgiving Weekend down in the USA, and I have not seen even one comment or salutation between the participants here. It used to be, that those of us who knew each other (even casual contacts) would share some personal infomation, updates or reports about what is going on in their life, family, community, etc. I haven't seen much of this type of communication here in some time. The entire board seems somewhat down and depressed lately. Hope that it is not a long term illness... Up here in the North-Woods, the snow has arrived. We got quite the blizzard on Friday, enough that they canceled the Santa Claus Parade in Huntsville. (That was a drag as INTEGRA had its first Float assembled and prepared... all for not) The kids are happy as can be of course as they have a whole new world of adventure to play in outside. We still have a couple of systems to install, which will be a slow and cold process (but the wire is all in the ground so we are good to go) and then we can settle down a bit, sit by the fire, plan our vacation and recuperate before another busy spring (we currently have 5 large installations on the books for 2011). I am keeping both of my installers 'employed' this winter as I have too much invested in them to risk losing them to other opportunities that might come up over the winter. ( I hope they appreciate just how good they have it!) The deer have showed up... dining under the bird feeders in the back yard, and I have snow to clear... Have a great day.