Kelly is, bar none, one of the best administrators I've seen. He's not perfect, but a lot of people get on his tail for no good reason, and get pissy with him way too fast before they know what's going on. It's really too bad, because he does a great job, and a job that is far more taxing than most forum administrators, since he also takes care of things behind the scenes.
It's truly a bad thing that he's not going to be an admin, even if only temporarily (and hopefully only temporarily).
Kelly, good luck to you. Hopefully things get straightened out and you can come back to work with us, but if not I sincerely hope that you get nothing but good luck from here on out (and maybe a few less detractors