Apologies for the small glitches on the blog - some bad links, four hours of silence yesterday, some post-timing weirdness, astray or non-existent blockquotes etc. Typepad has put out a "next-generation platform", making what were once simple procedures much more laborious, and making something as basic as navigating from one post to the next verboten in the new platform. It takes much more time on our end to get the blog in shape, and between their glitches and our learning curve (we now have to manually code stuff we never had to before, with all the human error that will add), some boo-boos are inevitable. Bear with us.

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