No, this isn't an act of contrition. It is a confession. How so? Let me explain.
Life is experiential as they say. And with experience comes wisdom--hopefully, gradually, learning accretes.
Gradually, what was important yesterday is no longer important today as we reach new plateaus and learn what is truely meaningful and cast aside things which do not accrue to our general well-being and happiness.
Some days, you discover things you never imagined would happen.
Take for example Gnome's GUI.
In the past, I have been quite clear on how I have felt about this project's decision making along with my displeasure with Canonical's Unity GUI. Neither was my cup of tea. And, fortunately, alternatives have been around which have made possible avoiding their use entirely. I am not unique on that count.
So, without apology, I will confess that today I decided to do:
rest here