I intended to write a piece about all the good things that happened to me in 2008. Then I wondered if everyone would think it sappy (Mario, in particular.) So instead, your assignment this week is to make your own
list of people, places and things that brought you joy this year. If you want to share, please do.
One thing I will say, though, is thank you. To my family, my friends, my readers. Without you, I wouldn't be here, on this blog, sharing clumsy thoughts about things I enjoy. Not big, important things that affect the world, but the little, inconsequential things that make life worth living.
So, that's it for 2008--