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Life Was Good

31 Dec

Generally, I’m not a fan of New Year’s Eve, but this year especially, I’m not looking forward to it at all.

You see, unlike many people I know, and contrary to general trends in the economy, 2009 was a great year for me. Really and truly it was.

So perhaps I jumped the gun when I called 2008 “The Year of Martin” because I enjoyed 2009 so much more.

Here are some of the reasons why. Continue reading

Slanket Sadness

23 Feb

Life’s been so good lately that I knew eventually I’d have a setback. I just never expected it would come from my niece. Continue reading

It’s Here!

28 Jan

A year ago, two guys in my office made a big deal about something they had found called a Slanket, which was apparently a blanket with sleeves.

And when one of them had his Slanket shipped directly to the office, and he wore it, we gave him a hard time for the way it looked on him.

Well, fast forward a few months and suddenly that Slanket didn’t seem like such a bad idea after all. So, I asked for one for Hanukkah and I’m excited to tell y’all that it finally arrived today (yes, a bit belatedly). Continue reading