Thanks for the kind words all
Yes, it is a favorite, and I carry it a lot.
I had just used it to cut up a bunch of fruit, cheese, and meat for a friend and I, and set it on a tray table to watch tv. Used it to cut the strawberries and spread peanutbutter, got through the whole snack without incident. It was open because it was covered with food. I got up to get something and bumped the table, off it went
I have a diamond needle file for the kme, but even if I reprofile the damage, it will either still have two short serrations, or the other option shorten all of them. I think I'll just use it as is. I sharpened the damage out enough to put an edge back on it, that's all that matters.
I will keep using it
it may be rare, but the real tragedy would have been keeping it in a box.