Trying to excuse myself for another slow blog-posting week
Here I go again, begging your indulgence. I never did get all the vacation time I was supposed to have before Christmas, not even close. So much for rejuvenation. And this week has been spent toiling away on stories for Friday and Sunday's papers. What's a tired, distracted, depressed blogger supposed to do when he doesn't get around to putting up tons of posts every few hours for his eager readers to devour?
I know I shouldn't have taken time out for dinner with some wonderful folks last night. I know I shouldn't have bothered with the treadmill for a little while this morning. I know I should have been blogging away before dawn. Well, sue me. Right now I only have enough time and energy to recycle the explanation I submitted recently under the same circumstances, via the indelible voice of Marlene Dietrich. So, in case you missed it the last time, here it is again: