May 14, 2003 I put up my first post here at TSM. That means this blog is now (carry the one…) seventeen years old.
In seventeen years I’ve hit “Publish” on 7116 posts, including this one. I’ve lost my mother, lost my liver (but the new one is working quite well), gained a kidney (I now have three, but two are decoys), and I had a great-grandson for about 10 weeks.
We’ve had three Presidents in that time period, and been at continuous war with a noun the entire time. Now we’re in the middle of an international overreaction to a pandemic.
It’s been a helluva ride so far. Judging from what I’ve been seeing, Bette Davis’s admonition is even more valid today: