The 2015 Review, Part One

December rolls around and I look back at the year that was. All in all, 2015 was one of the worst years on record for me. Tension with family, friends, and at work that built until they were ready to explode, and the back-to-back deaths of my grandfather and uncle, amongst other things, sapped my usually cheery demeanor away, turning me into a generally morose bastard. I’m hoping 2016 will be better, and I’m trying to improve my outlook in preparation for that. So I decided to go through 2015 and find the things that I actually enjoyed, and why.

Here are some of them. Continue reading