Certainly has been quiet around here lately, hasn't it?
This weblog has been, I regret to say, on an unplanned and unintentionally lengthy hiatus, the consequence of a tumbrel-load of conflicting, largely professional, pressures that have kept me away from the much more enjoyable task of posting posts since early April. These conditions seem certain to prevail until at least the middle of May. Do, please, keep this Fool in your thoughts, your bookmarks and your RSS feeds until that time.
And now, back to work...
Illustration: August Saint-Gaudens, Adams Memorial (1891; bronze cast 1969), at Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site, Cornish, New Hampshire; original in Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C. Photo via the National Park Service.
P.S., In honor of the day, here's Elvis Perkins: