From the Fauquier Free Citizen:
The trouble with writing good Independence Day pieces is that everybody's too busy watching fireworks, going to the lake, going to Town Festivals, grilling, and generally partying, to read them. This web site's U.S. readership is down by more than half, and the comments look as if FFC is having the same effect.
Oh, well. I didn't plan to come to the computer center today, but had to take an injured cat to the vet, so here I am, noticing that youall are on vacation. (Sigh.) Enjoy it. The work of all us longsuffering underpaid computer nerds will be here when you come back...