Yes, I'm still alive, and I promise you'll all get a more complete update on what's been happening sometime in the next few days. I will say that the past week's been about as crazy as expected. From the daily commute between Milwaukee and Madison for work, finding an apartment, and making sporadic trips back to Chicago to pack and move my stuff, it's been absolutely insane, but everything's coming together and going (relatively) smoothly.
I'm really not in the proper frame of mind right now to even begin to explain or summarize the past week, so instead of attempting to do so, I've updated the links on the right side, so at least you've got something to read in my absence (ha).
So keep checking back, I'll have some updates soon.
In the meantime, you can decide whether or not you still want to be my friend, based on this little quiz I took: