American Heritage Dictionary - Cite This Source - Share This o·ver·whelm (ō'vər-hwělm', -wělm') Pronunciation Key tr.v. o·ver·whelmed, o·ver·whelm·ing, o·ver·whelms
1. To surge over and submerge; engulf: waves overwhelming the rocky shoreline.
2a. To defeat completely and decisively: Our team overwhelmed the visitors by 40 points.
2b. To affect deeply in mind or emotion: Despair overwhelmed me.
3. To present with an excessive amount: They overwhelmed us with expensive gifts.
4. To turn over; upset: The small craft was overwhelmed by the enormous waves.

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Definitely. #3. (not the gifts part. That might be nice, though with my house under construction, I'd have nowhere to put anything. The work part. bah.)
I have some pictures from the holidays that I want to blog someday. Maybe next year.

Deep breath. Breathe. Happily, I have people reminding me to do just that.

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