Thursday, December 31, 2009

Happy New Year

As this year 2009 draws to a close I meet the new year with mixed emotions.

This has been a ‘down’ year for me financially. A lot of not so good stuff has happened which I won’t detail here.

On the up side, I have met you – my online family. Some of you have become very close friends even though we not have actually met IRL.  Having met you means more to me than you realize. Socially, I am somewhat of a recluse. I have only one real-life friend in this town even though I have been back in Michigan about 14 years now. I stay up here in my room and go to work. That’s about it. Twitter, facebook, and Dementia Radio have become my lifeline/pass-time/and sanity saver.

If I’m feeling blue, I can always count on you to pep me up with your words of encouragement, the funny funny music you make/share, and by letting me be the sick twisted pervert I pretend to be to get/share a laugh.

So for 2010, I hope and pray that my friends stick with me, and that things go well with all your lives. May your hopes and dreams approach reality. May all your goals be met. Stay healthy.

If you go out to party tonight, have a good time, but if you drink, please don’t drive. Call a cab, call a friend, or any of the number of other options made available to you tonight.  No matter how much that cab ride costs, it is much cheaper than a DUI or a funeral. I want to see every one of you in the coming year!

May your chosen deity, or lack thereof bless you greatly!



  1. Happy New Year, Doc. I hope that the coming year brings you much joy. I am honoured to be able to call you my friend, and you have helped me smile countless times. For that, I thank you. No, for that? I hug you. Many times over. I *heart* you, Doc. :)

  2. Happy New Year to you too Doc. If I were there, I'd give you a hug too, but I'd be slappin' you on the back while I did it. You know.. lol

    Seriously though, here's to a better year for you, me and everyone else who gets to call you friend.

  3. Aw damn. I hate to think of you as a recluse denying the world of your quick wit and handsome smile. I am not a recluse by nature, just circumstance for now. If I were there, I'd drag you out to some fun adventure and get you outta that room! Love ya, Don... glad we met.
    ~ X ~