well, if you turn off comments, they will come.
my apologies to you, Gentle Reader, and to Susie and Tug.
i meant to turn off comments only for the "i hate school" rant/whine.
and forgot to turn 'em on.
wouldn't be the first time i forgot to turn something on. read into that, what you will.
everything's back. and my new latin name is dorkusvalerus.