Dear David,

Thank you for writing this excellent article. Shout out for Medium! What a wonderful community of supportive, encouraging humans! I feel so lucky I stumbled into this place by pure happenstance.

I used to think this was all about the writing, but now I KNOW it’s also about support & how we can cheer & encourage the others on. Writing is a rather small part of that, & I changed how I view that, as well. Now I want to write better: more grammatically correct, more descriptively, more precisely, more accurately, with better word choices — because I don’t want to disappoint the readers, most of whom I’ve never met yet whose opinions matter to me.

Welcome to Medium. We look forward to reading you. There’s plenty of room at the top for everyone.

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