It seems to be the season of online absences. Most of mine are planned and are in December. Not because it is the end of the year and I want to take stock, reflect etc., (I do this on almost daily basis, so I really have no need for what is an annual ritual for most people.), but because it is normally a time for travel (usually to the cold of the Himalayas) and photography.

This year, I am stuck at home, navigating some unexpected health related challenges. I am at that age where ignoring the small signs your body gives you can be a bit dangerous. I did precisely that for a few months, and now I am dealing with those choices. I’ll be healthy and fine soon, but the process does suck. A sort of overarching physical exhaustion, compounded by an anxious fog of what’s happening elsewhere in the world and how soon before it reaches my doorstep.

All of this means there’s barely any time to be online or be social (in any form), other than the occasional customer support lament to a service.

Anyway, here’s wishing you all a Merry Christmas and a good start to the new year. I’ll be back soon.