Normally my first post of the month would be a review of  activities on this blog for t18880078_10155036478275091_7108377585596923749_ohe previous month.  However this month is different.

On  May 31, I published  a tribute  The response in terms of traffic to that blog post has been overwhelming.  By early this morning, the post had gotten just over 1,000 page views.

This is hardly the kind of post that I would want to be celebrating such a milestone but the response clearly reflects the broad impact that Ferno had on those who knew him.

I want to thank those who took time to read this post, those who also shared it and those who contacted me personally.

Ferno’s family and close friends said their final goodbye to him yesterday in a Thanksgiving Service. My thoughts are with them at this time.