Mom phoned yesterday to tell me my great-aunt had died. She'd been in a coma for some ten years, give or take a few -- it was a long time. Overall it's a blessing. They don't expect us to come to the funeral or anything, which is also a relief. Hopefully we won't need to travel by air again until April.
On a "sad first" note, I had to turn off anonymous posting in my ferretshock journal. Someone had taken to posting porn spams in it. I figured I'd ignore the first, but given that it's happened since I just decided to nip it in the bud now.
I have a feeling they were targeting the post due to my LJ cut title; "Fun with power tools". I have some wishes for power tools and the idiot spammers. On a more amusing note, although Spam Assassin has never FPed an LJ notice, it did so with the porn comment spams because the notify includes the text of the message.