Well, damn! That was certainly annoying.
We lost our Internet service last Wednesday evening, and have been wrestling with Verizon on getting it fixed ever since. Finally they sent a service tech out to the house, and he was able to get the router working again. (Although it seems to me that a competent person on the phone days ago could have done the same thing; there was no problem with our hardware.)
The upshot is, apologies for my unexpected absence. The upside is that I used the time to get a lot of work done on Adventures Dark and Deep, so I hope to have some news on that front soon.
Happy 50th, Star Trek - I was just a bit too young to remember watching Trek when it was in first-run on television (but I was alive then, and it's certainly possible that I was ...