Back From The Dead
May 4, 2008 in Personal
Yet again. Like a phoenix from the ashes… err, more like recovering from a really bad case of burnout. If you don’t know, I write for more than one blog, and I needed a vacation.
Playtime is over though. At least for another year or so.
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