Words to live by...
A friend reading this blog passed the URL on to his mom, who is another person I'm privileged to call 'friend'. He reported on her reaction to the blog:
"Her comment [...] was that you certainly seem to have a very strong support
structure. I would second that observation. Also that it represents pretty good
planning on your part, since you didn't really have time to quit being an
asshole between onset and the point where you really needed people to like