My Philatelic Pursuits — both the blog and my personal collecting activities — have pretty much grinded to a halt in the past few months. This has mostly been due to lack of time as I was bogged-down with work and personal matters. Now that I do have time, I am finding it difficult to resume either. I am trying to motivate myself for a return to the hobby of stamp collecting (and blogging about it). I am to the point that I feel I can provide an update of sorts….