Greetings, friends... it has been a while since my last journal entry! I am afraid that (as many people seemingly noticed) up until quite recently I'd been absent from deviantART for a good while... regrettably, many real-life issues and health problems, both my own and within the family, simply made it difficult for me to keep up with things around here, so I had to put my fanart and consequently online socializing on the backburner for a little while. I will say I'm truly sorry if I managed to worry anyone with my absence as I would never intend for such a thing; as life has similarly pulled me away before on more than one occasion I suppose I didn't feel people would think anything of my disappearing for a bit, but it does appear I was mistaken there. However and again, my apologies if that was the case for anyone!
The past two months have been quite busy for me, and something of a whirlwind. I made the absolute last-minute decision to attend EQLA last month on a whim for one (my ve