Not as tragic as an actual death, but close to it. Scooter Van Neuter has elected to pull the plug on his blog and wander off on a different topic:
I will miss his cynicism and humor.
That's why you gotta be good to people like this -- folks like Woodsterman, for example -- they are truly funny and interesting. As things settle down here, I plan on making more visits to "my friends" that I have discovered on the internet. During these times, their wit and wisdom really are precious.