Well, the answer is that a LOT has been happening and all at once. My daytime job has become busier and there have been several non-radio projects at home that needed to be completed. All this has kept me away from Amateur Radio blogging even though I have spent more time on the computer than usual.
In between projects I did manage to stumble across this video of Rear Admiral Grace Hopper explaining just how "long" a nano-second is and what it looks like. This has relevance to radio as we're usually well aware of frequency and wavelength but don't usually spend too long thinking about speed.