I feel I owe an apology for my unintended Summer hiatus. It took us all by surprise. I actually had plans to write and had material for 3 posts to get me started. There was light mental flow connecting all three in a specific order, promising a light-hearted matinée for the following months. Yet, as I started drafting the first of the posts, I got a block. All my attempts to write it seemed forced and desperate. Instead of elegant, yet manly sandals, I had Ugg boots weighed down with cement. Thinking this block might pass if I gave it some time, I decided to give it some time.

Two months later… Continue reading