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PostConfessions of a WAIS Addict (Eugenio Battaglia, Italy, 08/24/21 4:10 am)
Our colleague Silvia Ribelles recently spent three weeks away from the Internet in rural Asturias.
Three weeks without WAIS and I would die.
As for soul-searching in the US in the wake of the Afghanistan debacle, we should avoid the "what happened." It is enough now to start thinking "what are we doing and what we shall do?" It is never too late.
JE comments: Eugenio, you touch me. But there is life without WAIS! It's an impoverished life, to be sure, but life nonetheless. In four days I will observe my fifteenth anniversary as editor. Would I survive if I had nothing more to do each morning than get ready for my day job? Or what's worse--clean the house? The horror! (I've been quoting Kurtz a lot of late. Must stop.)
Kurtz, upon losing his WiFi connection