OK. So it's not "breaking" as I am not the news.
I have surpassed my goal of raising $600 for PAWS Chicago and currently have $622.40 because of all ya'lls generousity.
Thank you to everyone who has given!
A larger post will follow. I am sorry about the lapse in communication. MM and I did the big move this week, and I'm sans all things technology. More to come.