In short, our prayers were answered, and, a whole new branch of the family has been sucked into the madness. Ha! Suckers!
Hugh and I arrived home yesterday and I have been uploading and editing pictures ever since. I'm quite proud of the way they are turning out, which, means I can now breathe a huge sigh of relief, however; if you don't hear from me for awhile, it's because I am still in full-on edit mode.