I’m on vacation starting today, and not coming back until
the first week in August. Probably I’ll start blogging again around August 7,
give or take a few days. I’m going away to a very quiet spot in w:st="on">
compose as well as relax. I’ll be getting e-mail every few days, but can’t
guarantee to answer everything during the time I’m away.
One more thing: This blog and my book site won’t be
accepting comments while I’m gone. And not because I don’t
want people discussing what I’ve written while I’m not around. It’s a
simple thing–I have to approve every comment before it goes up. And the reason
for that, in turn, is pretty simple. Originally I wanted to be sure that people
didn’t fall into shouting matches on my site, something we’ve all seen happen
on the Web. But now I’m not worried about that, since it hasn’t yet happened,
and the reason for requiring approval for all comments turns out to be much more
basic: A lot of the comments turn out to be spam. So unless you want my
comments pages to be pockmarked with links you don’t want to follow (trust me
on that), I’ll have to block all comments until I come back.
With apologies for that, and hoping everyone reading this
has a great month, I’ll be back online in August.