I have, it seems, been gone longer without official 'hiatus' than others who thoughtfully preannounced an absence. The site meter, I'm sure, has its own story.
At any rate, clicking through my own roundup of last season's posts left me mildly disappointed in previous efforts. So, in the spirit of my new, three-blocks-away-from-the-last apartment, I offer you An Unamplified Voice version 1.1. Time will tell how deep past flaws ran.