Looks like further exposition on the future of climate change lectures will have to wait until life stops intervening. From this point on, hoursbyhours becomes ---
a travel blog! *cymbal crash*
In fewer days than I care to think about, I'll be on a plane to storied New Zealand, where I will regale you, dear reader, with stories and pictures from extraordinarily far away. (It will be just like Bill Bryson's "Down Under," but less funny, eloquent, or lucrative.)
Until then -- and may then please wait for me to pack, thank you -- here's a picture to test out Blogger's image capabilities:
Away, bags, pack! Pack, I say!