I have written and discarded this post a hundred times.
Because Blogging belonged to Before. And this is After.
Because I had nothing to offer.
Accounts of the dreary protocols surrounding death and intimations of personal anguish make for depressing reading. There is no singularity in sorrow -- so I could not see inflicting mine on you all.
But for far too long I have not thanked you from the bottom of my heart for your messages of compassion and concern and loving kindness. They comforted me.
Though some days are still very hard, I am well.
It has been so long since I have visited blogland that I feel much like a POW or some returned castaway from a lonely island. This world has naturally moved on and I am a stranger now, awkward and ignorant.
It will take time.