Late, great sportswriter Jim Murray once wrote after an extended absence:
I feel I owe my friends an explanation as to where I’ve been all these weeks. Believe me, I would rather have been in a press box.
In Murray’s case, he had been temporarily out of work because he had had to have one of his eyes surgically removed, due to a detached retina. The experience produced one of his most poetic, touching columns. My reasons for not posting here in a month aren’t nearly as noble. Mostly, I’ve just been consumed with work. But I intend to start posting again soon. With the playoffs underway and the start of free agency only a few weeks out, there is certainly plenty I can write about and I miss the pace of regular posts.
More will follow soon, I promise.