As someone who goes all the way back with Inkshed, I too would like to thank all the people over the years who've pushed my thinking and writing -- and reading -- and made a profound difference to my teaching, and my life.
I imagine some people will remember that I've been saying, off and on, since about Inkshed 25, that it seemed to me about time to recognize that, as Anthony says, all things, etc. I do sort of wish we'd found a way to put it in a longboat and set it out to sea aflame. You can't always get what you want.
But if you try sometimes you can get what you need, and Inkshed was, for most of my professional life, what I needed. My gratitude will last as long as I do.
(May I add that I agree with Brock and the Board -- and, I expect, everybody else-- that keeping as much of the record archived as we can would be a good thing. When the CASLL-L list is shut down, I'd be happy to do whatever I can to help make sure all these conversations over the decades are accessible to posterity.)
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