Belated Apologies (A Fragment from My Draft File)

I have been a very bad blogger.  I fear this format does not suit me as well for random ramblings as, say, Facebook.  And I have not contrived a suitably coherent plan of attack to sustain the blog.  What I intend to do, eventually, is make this trickle part of a more substantial website with links to various publications and things of interest.  In the meantime,