Thanks for the great thoughts. We made it safely and are now trying to organize the home. Unfortunately my X left an unbearable disaster as her last gift, however we have gotten that cleaned up and are on the way to making a new household and doing well.
It's snowing tonite and showing norcal winter full force. All is well and I wish you all a happy and proserous new year.
If you any of you are eve in nor cal let us know as you are all more than welcome here!