(by chris the cynic)
What have you been doing of late? How are you? Are you still alive? So forth.
If I can remember it and schedule it consistently, we’ll be going with the suggestion to do this monthly. First Tuesday after the 15th seems as good a time as any to me.
[As a reminder, open thread prompts are meant to inspire conversation, not stifle it. Have no fear of going off topic for there is no off topic here.]