I understand. I had the same problem. I'm just glad for your blog and the occasionally opportunity to comment.
Thanks for understanding, Joe.
Spammers really are getting out of control, ruining bulletin boards and blogs with the never-ending onslaught of junk nobody wants to read. A big "me too" from me in terms of understanding.
Beyond frustrating. One (but not main reason) I closed comments at BEAT to a PULP.