Thanks to all the kind sentiments on the passing of my wife, Kim. The outpouring from all corners has been gratifying. Alas, it has also put a tremendous strain on the server load for the first time since moving to the current configuration. Ed is working on some technical fixes to mitigate the problem.
As one might imagine, my focus on the site is limited at the moment to checking the comments on that post. I expect to return to whatever the new normal in a few days.