It isn’t the catchiest post title, but since this contained mostly news and it is very brief it seemed appropriate. As you may have noticed, I took a hiatus right after last week’s Virtual Vegan Potluck 2.0. It isn’t even over yet, but I felt I should post something so you didn’t worry that I’d jumped ship completely.
A week ago today I found out that a very dear friend passed without any warning. Last Friday morning, at the age of 40, he suffered a heart attack and died in the office where he worked. I was devastated by the news. Sorrow, nostalgia, regret and even fear make a dangerous cocktail, yet I found myself ordering it by the pitcher throughout the last week.
I look forward to telling you more about about Allen Walter Hines in the days to come. I have more than 25 years of great stories to curate into a single post about him which will be no easy feat, but I am feeling up to the task again and my hiatus is almost over.
With the promise of more posts soon and a return to the veganaut adventures, I’ll leave you with my Facebook status from last Friday night: