There has been less participation for many months now. Both Beth and I were involved in serious health issues, as I have come to realize so many others were also laid low. Also, no one wants to belabor our aches and pains to those around us. I just try to deal with my situation as best I can. In the past, I tried to get more humor going on here, but it seems that few responded, if anyone, so I let that go. Some personal situations make me uncomfortable. Oh, I don't mean talking about various experiences we've had that could be of interest or even entertaining. But, I refrain from commenting on such things as marital problems, family disputes, et al. I decline to go into anything medical as it is unethical for me to do so as a professional nurse. I don't mean that I could not tell a tale or two about some patients or even doctors or fellow nurses I've worked with. Names would not be mentioned, but situations would. Or I could talk about when i took a sabbatical from nursing and became a cop. Now that was definitely not a hoot at all. I could also talk about when I was elected to public office and was tapped by my party to go higher. But in looking at all that, I wonder if anyone would be interested at all or at my time in service.