I'm still hear, still reading. I did enjoy your post, though the part that most resonated with me was having to leave things behind. That must have been difficult.
I wish LJ was still the talkative community it used to be.
It was hard to leave things behind. I also threw away all my old floppy disks from my college days. I didn't own anything that could read them anymore, but it still hurt, and I wonder if I'll regret that more later.
Glad you're still here!