They say absence makes the heart grow fonder and while that's not true in most long distance relationships, it's certainly true here.  It was great walking in the studio and seeing that puff ball poking up above my computer monitors.

As a side note, for those of you who haven't taken a vacation for way too long, I highly recommend you get away for a bit.  You don't have to spend a lot of cash, just getting a change of scenery can greatly recharge your batteries.

Warning:  For the next several years, you will likely be subjected to random stories about the time she went to the town where the Goonies lived.  I've heard at least 27 so far this morning.