We've lost another great and weird hero, Augustus Owsley Stanley III. The bodies pile up. The bills come due. Life marches on in History's slow parade.
Thanks, Bear. The vistas that your handiwork revealed to me and my chosen family will remain forever as indescribable as they were profound in forming my outlook and curiosity, even long after a last adventure into the realm of the Ineffable and Loving Beautiful.
Sleep in the stars, my friend and benefactor,