Anyway, I'm not dead (yet) but, given that I've got no full-time Internets it's very close to the same thing. I am a digital zombie, starving for lack of brains. Can't eat AT&T's brains. It has none. If I do get Internets back Monday there'll be a lot of catching up to do. The e-mail alone will probably take a day or more.
Meanwhile, here's compensatory Wednesday Verse, of my own composition, for the Sunday Verse I was unable to post: