By The Way: Welcome

I’ve noticed a few new voices here, and I’m very happy to welcome you to ${whatever this is}.

It’s been fascinating to watch the ebb and flow of readers. At one point, I had about 30 times the current readership, and obviously either I managed to piss them off, or the blogosphere changed, or they went on to other things, or whatever. Just looking at the numbers is not informative nor would it cause me to change my editorial approach, such as it is, so why bother. Just pull up a chair and a mug of something drinkable (it’s heading toward cold weather up here in Pennsylvania) and hang out as long as you like.

Brain-O: The Incident

[Warning: Long. Also “me, me me me”]

I was in the kitchen, stitching up the leather cover for Hannah’s Puuko knife, and I was just having trouble doing it. The belt loop I designed included some cross-stitched loops that butted together, and I kept getting things tangled. I felt hot, frustrated, and a bit dizzy.

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