Some mixed emotions here... I'm not sure what to think. I hear ya... I recall I sent a letter once over five years ago or something. I'm not sure if it made it there or what. I didn't want time to go by that I never got the chance to send one so I typed out this long thing. I don't even remember all that it said. Lol Me going on about how great I thought they were mostly. It'd be nice if he kept open fan interaction, but maybe there's only so much a person can deal with all that. Seems a bit harsh. The need for absolutely no more communication. It is like another loss. I can see how that's hard to take in and to explain "my favourite artist has cut off his fans"... It's like "why? what did I do?"... and he's just done with all of it. ...or you take into consideration his age, family, and retirement... and how the business has changed and all that... If we get lucky and something happens for the 50th then great! If we see Carpenters songs used in future projects that's great too! Another interview I'll watch/listen! That's about it right now. It's like 35% possibility of anything 'new' happening, and otherwise we just accept how things are. Keep the perspective of what he has already done. When he says "all done"... well, he did complete quite a few things... yet... I know there's that potential for more even though it may not up to his standards, but for us would mean a lot.