As an update regarding WMYHTW emails, they will probably remain paused
for June, and I am not sure that they will return. However, there will
be an "On the bright side" piece in this month's Signpost regarding
the 500,000 article milestone for Egyptian Arabic Wikipedia.
I think that I have enough capacity to continue monthly "On the bright
side" pieces in The Signpost for June onward.
I did not intend "What's making you happy this week?" to mean in
practice "What's making Pine happy this week?", but unfortunately that
is what often happened. I would be glad to see other people write
Thank you for reading,
On Sun, May 10, 2020 at 6:42 PM Pine W <wiki.pine(a)gmail.com> wrote:
I am pausing "What's making you happy this week?" emails; however,
other people are welcome to start threads. More detailed information
I hope to resume publishing emails but I do not know when this will
happen. I might send emails on alternating weeks. Also, I am
considering changing the subject line from "What's making you happy
this week?" to "For what are you grateful this week?"
Clovermoss is currently away.
The pause is due to three reasons: a shortage of available time for
volunteering; a preponderance of bad news; and concerns regarding
governance issues in the Wikiverse that are difficult to resolve and
push aside other tasks on which I would like to spend my Wikimedia
As I mentioned above, while I am not starting these threads,other
people are welcome to do so.
I would appreciate comments regarding the possible subject line change
to from "What's making you happy this week?" to "For what are you
grateful this week?". You can email me on list or off list, or put
comments on my Meta user talk page at