Mary, you know what, re-reading my statements. I sincerely apologize. I was categorically a dickhead and had no right to say what I said. I should have considered what I said more thoroughly, but I will avoid pursuing the matter because I don't want to dig my hole any further. Okay?
Hey, not to worry. It's like most things re: the internet: if we met in person, a whole lot would be clearer and more understandable. Maybe we'll be able to do that some day; in the meantime, of course all is forgiven.