I AM ALWAYS DELIGHTED to meet my website's readers out in real life. Regrettably, those who meet me may not be delighted in turn, due to my attitude which may seem to be standoffish, aloof, or annoyed.
Alas, this is not due to any hostility on my part, but rather due to a kind of shyness that I've had since the second grade. I'm not much of a people person, unless I'm with folks I've known for a long time. That is why I have a blog: it is a solitary activity, right?
Actually, I am delighted to meet everyone. I just might not show it!