To the dedicated reader of my blog:
If you exist, sorry you haven't heard from me in a while. It's been a period of some personal turmoil for me, and politics and many of the other things I care about have taken a back seat right now. It's been a testing time, and I've had to evaluate how strong my faith in a benevolent Higher Entity truly is. I don't know when you will see the next obnoxious post on here ... just keep the faith ... heaven knows I need to!
In the meanwhile, look at the people and things around you and appreciate them for how much they mean to you. Funny how you can take things for granted till you realize it may not be there for you any more.