We noted previously that Typepad (this blog's host) has been the victim of a vicious DDoS attack which took them off line completely for a several days. And blogs like mine (with the blogs.com suffix) were off even longer.
Anyway, as of this morning, 4/24/14, they may be out of the woods. I hate to sound too optimistic because the last victory celebration was premature. But here's hoping.
It really must be hard on the poor workers who had to pull all nighters to sort it all out and straighten it up. Kudos to them. And let's add one more hope: that the culprits get what's coming to them.