Hi folks. There have been some complaints about having to be logged in to comment. This has apparently become an issue at WordPress. It is not my doing as you can see from this screen shot of the settings for this blog:
By the way, the e-mail doesn’t have to be real. Some have commented with fake e-mail addresses. Of course, the prevents me or anyone else from being able to contact you for whatever reason. We do, however, ask that you use a consistent alias.