I'm back to the wonderful world of the internet again. Yay.
I don't have anything interesting to post yet as I'm still going through a mountain of emails and all that. Did I miss anything?
EDIT: I found something to mention. In reading through my backlog of DIRECTXDEV emails, Tom Forsyth mentioned that he updated his blog for the first time in two years. Tom's words of DirectX wisdom are always worth checking out: Go read it.