While it's easy to think that bad things happen elsewhere, with a community as large as the LEGO community, there are things that touch us closer than we expect.
I mention this because it took me a day to remember that one of the FLL volunteers I know is from VT. He has been active with having FLL events in BrickFest and has become a good friend. I contacted him, and he and his friends are okay, fortunately.
The incident at Virginia Tech is a tragedy, and I am deeply saddened by it. My thoughts and prayers go
to the students, faculty, and staff of Virginia Tech.