So much shiny and new: updated blog decor is still a work in progress but progress has arrived! As if yesterday's update on Merrick's future as a mercenary-felon isn't enough, the Matron is tweeting under her real name. Even feigned anonymity is no longer worth the effort. But the Matron as a distinct personality and writing voice shall remain here, with renewed devotion now that summer as arrived and the job, cooled. The balancing act of this double personality is on Twitter at mbpetrie.