Y'know, this account is like some kind of very boring zombie. Every time it looks dead, it suddenly lurches back to life and shuffles around slowly, showing the bare minimum of activity, drooling and... wait, let me start this over.
I don't really have any solid or terribly interesting excuses for not being very active here, I guess. "Busy" is pretty generic. "Lazy" is likely another factor. The first few months of 2014 were pretty rocky for me. I guess this is all a long and boring way of saying "I'm sorry, and thank you for all the birthday wishes it looked like I was ignoring because I'm a jerkface."
SO! I've been busy. With what? W