I heard it through the grapevine - the blogger grapevine, that is.
"It" was the news that Amy Winehouse was dead.
We all knew her, through her music (first) and through reports of her addiction (second).
Some bloggers made fun, some grieved the loss, some talked about her entry into the "27 Club" - the club of those entertainers that died before their time, at the age of 27.
I knew but one thing - for a little girly like that to be so messed up, she had to be self-medicating her pain. If you've ever known anyone with an addiction, you know of which I speak.
And now, a blog post from a friend of Amy's, one who had been in the same place (rehab) not too long before Amy hit the scene.
Read Russell Brand's blog and tribute to Amy.
And Diane, my friend from Blue Ridge Gal? Thanks for the heads-up to an article that rings purely of truth.
May Amy's family and friends find peace and comfort.