(Posting early for readers far east of me….)
This is an update my Yom Kippur message of previous years.
I unconditionally forgive anyone who may have wronged me during this year, and I ask forgiveness for anyone I may have wronged as well.
Specifically (as enumerated in previous years, based on the list from The Muqata a few years back):
- -If you sent me email and I didn’t reply, or didn’t get back to you in a timely fashion — I apologize.
- -If you sent me a story and I decided not to publish it or worse, didn’t give you a hat tip for the story — I’m sorry. I’m also sorry if I didn’t acknowledge the tip (especially Irene and Ronald and Josh K, who send me lots.) I sometimes get multiple tips for the same story and I usually credit the first one I saw, which is not always the earliest. And I cannot publish all the stories I am sent, although I try to place appropriate ones in the linkdumps, or tweet them.
- -If you requested help from me and I wasn’t able to provide it — I’m sorry.
- -I apologize if I posted without the proper attribution, with the wrong attribution, or without attribution at all.
- -I’m sorry that I don’t give hat tips on things I tweet.
- -If I didn’t thank you for a donation, I’m very, very sorry.
- -I’m sorry if I didn’t give the proper respect to my co-bloggers Ian, Mike, PoT, Vic, Varda and Forest Rain. I’m especially sorry for forgetting Petra in this list last year! Also, Zissel R., Zvi and any others whose articles I posted. I’m also sorry for not having done an official appeal yet this autumn, and therefore not paying you as I always do. I’ll try to get to it soon!
- -I’m sorry if any of my posts offended you personally.
- -If I forgot to send you the perks for donating at Patreon – I’m sorry, and hope to do it soon! (But I said this last year too….)
- – For all the initiatives I started and didn’t complete – I’m sorry. I hope to do better next year.
- – Please forgive me if I wrote disparaging things about you.
- – I’m sorry for not always scrubbing spam from the comments as quickly as I would like.
- – I’m sorry if things got published in the comments that violated my comments policy but that I missed.
May this be a year of life, peace, prosperity, happiness and security.
I wish all of my readers who observe Yom Kippur an easy and meaningful fast.
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