i've been out of action for much of this week, with a really bad cold. three days in bed with a sore chest and asthma playing up, so no time at the computer. hopefully things will improve soon, and i've got a pretty busy weekend coming up.
i've spent most of my writing energy putting up this post at the hand mirror about laniet bain, so i won't write much here today. other than to say that it's my birthday, i'm 44, and hasn't the year gone by fast. it's not been as eventful as the previous year, but that's because i've been trying (with very moderate success) to cut back on various things. but that's just in terms of major events. it's been the small stuff that's been taking up my time, a lot of it frustrating but necessary to deal with.
however, i'm glad to have found time this year to catch up on books and movies, and spend more time with friends. and i'm glad i've managed to keep up with the blogging. even though it's much more sporadic, it's still a medium to say important things that need to be said - well, important to me anyway. thanks to all of you who happen to drop by and read what i have to say. and i hope the coming year brings good things for you.