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Dear Reader,

It appears is on its way out. It will always be my first intro to blogging and holds a special place in my heart. However I cannot run two blog sites at once and have to move away from here permanently.

My new site is:

This will stay up as long as possible but with no further blog posts or updates.

See you at my new site!


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