I usually do all I can to avoid "metablog" talk about other blogs for fear of inciting Internet drama, but...
OMIGOD LOREN JAVIER CAME BACK
I knew there was a reason I kept his blog in my bookmarks.
I'd never have been exposed to awesome people like Thom Wade, Tom Foss, Ami Angelwings, and the incomparable DJ Black Adam if not for that guy.
If you're reading this, Mr. Javier -- Good to have you back.