- Ladies and Gentlemen of the Lists:
I want to express my profound thanks to the many people who have sprung
to my defense over the last day or so, and to those who have sent me
notes of concern and support, both on and off the Lists. I am very
I have always thought of our community as a close-knit, friendly one,
and I continue to hold this opinion - now more so than ever, in fact. I
can't think of a better group of people to work and socialize with, and
I know that I am very privileged to be able to make my living in such a
To those who wish to identify the originator of the e-mail, whoever it
might turn out to be, I'd say don't bother. It really doesn't matter to
me. Far more important than the one negative are the multitude of
positives, and frankly, I'd rather focus on them. To Matthew - not to
worry, I never believed that it was the Upper Canadian Heritage site or
anyone associated with it who had sent the e-mail - I was sure that it
was a cover, by which the real sender attempted to draw you into the
issue and cause further trouble. I am sorry that he or she attempted to
involve you in that way.
Once again, thank you to everyone for your kind words and good wishes.
It definitely makes hauling three tons of stuff all over creation all
summer long worthwhile, as does your excellent company and ongoing
dedication to our shared passion for history.
With a happy heart, I look forward to seeing you all down the road . . .
starting with Kalamazoo next weekend (Customs willing!)! :-)
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