Ten years ago a burgeoning writer gradually emerging from the harrowing tribulations of adolescence chose to employ this sincerest of greetings. After a month of hammering out flippant and facetious content, he could no longer resist conveying his genuine affection for a solid core of over a hundred individuals who graciously shared their time and wit with him. A decade has passed. Many of us have grown old together. Even though the responsibilities of adult life have shifted our priorities, we’ve retained the priceless character traits levity, perspicacity, and (of course) true heart.