Thank goodness that’s over. The thirtieth day couldn’t come quickly enough for me. I think I say this every year, but this was by far the hardest month so far. We had so much stuff going on this month, just finding the time to write was enough of a challenge, but I also struggled to find topics that I thought would be interesting. I hope I didn’t bore anyone to death with my ramblings. I’m pretty sure all of my friends have blocked me on Facebook because they are tired of hearing me rant. Well, if you’re still reading this, thanks for coming along for the ride and more than likely I’ll be punishing myself again next June and we’ll do it all over again. In the meantime, I will return to my regular schedule of once or twice a month when I have something important (or at least not completely tedious) to say. Thanks for listening!
In Italy, for thirty years under the Borgias, they had warfare, terror, murder and bloodshed, but they produced Michelangelo, Leonardo DaVinci, and the Renaissance. In Switzerland they had brotherly love, they had five hundred years of democrary and peace, and what did they produce? The cuckoo clock.
-- Orson Welles (as Harry Lime in The Third Man)