Just now, I was formatting the names of all the people who backed our aquaponic greenhouse on kickstarter, in order to thank them on The Perennial's new website (coming soon!). It was pretty interesting to see who wanted to be listed by a weird pseudonym, who insisted on a middle initial, and so forth, but mostly, I just had an overwhelming feeling of support. In the midst of the kickstarter campaign, I often only saw a first name on the backer report, but now I was seeing the true names of so many friends and acquaintances. It was really heartwarming. I really did feel like our backers had our backs.

So, I guess I want to say thanks again--and also apologize if I failed to say thanks in person. But some of you are really tricky! I didn't even realize my own cousin had pledged!