If you're a queen of late responses, then I am some kind of god.
I'm glad my gushy comment had an appropriately gushy effect. Your comments about my fic make me blush fiercely, because I have never got such lovely feedback. :)
And I know what you mean about the "normal" life and everything, because that's almost exactly what I'm in it for nowadays... so much left unsaid, and such a shallow saccharine solution to Harry's unhappy life – it begs to be fixed!
Striking a chord is where it's at, right? It's probably what compels me to write, because I love it so much when I read something that resonates completely and makes me feel a little bit connected. So, thank you. :D