I don't think we are going to solve my specialized problem (passim). If I keep on trying I am going to end up breaking the computer. Here's a picture which is a consolation prize for the triers.
As the year draws to its inexorable end, i thought I would apologise to everyone I was short, terse or brief with in 2008. I never mean it. If I cut you short shrift at a con, wrote you an email precisely three words long (and none of them good) or just gave you the bad eye (Vivian Girl style), I was probably very tired.