That was a little longer blog break than I expected - we've had a tech meltdown here.
I hope that you and your loved-ones are safe and calm after the terrible events of the past
few weeks; and I hope that you are keeping ahold of your sanity during this political campaign.
I can't believe we're nearly at the solstice already. The California poppies are blooming and they really are this vibrant. Little things are just the tonic at times like these.
Normal service will resume shortly.