Okay, where were we?

I’ve never updated this blog as often as I thought I should but a four month absence?  Well that requires an explanation.  It goes like this.

Knee pain.

Totally unnecessary hospital stay unrelated to knee issues.

Massive bill from hospital stay (I’m uninsured), and ensuing depression until I find ways to diminish it to about 10% of its original size.

Work overload.

More knee pain.

But there; I’m back and will update this thing often.  I used to write for money.  Now I write because I have something to say.  I have plenty on my mind.

 

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About jmartin437

I've worked in and around the world of high end cheese for 27 years. I've been everything from a department manager who hired and fired and trained staffs to a weekend warrior who shows up ties on an apron the middle of a rush and talks to customers and cleans up the place. I enjoy it all, and I especially like my current situation conducting informal seminars about cheese at area bars and in class at the 92nd St. Y. The current schedule is always up at thejoyofcheese.blogspot.com. In addition I conduct private events that are perfect to lead off birthday parties for foodies and sommeliers and also they make great entertainment for corporate team building events and associates meetings at law firms. In addition, I've been a freelance journalist for 27 years. Currently my profiles of leading musicians and filmmakers appear in the Wall Street Journal and www.theroot.com. I also wrote about sports for the Root, and for five loooong years, which included the entirety of the Isiah Thomas Knicks era, I wrote about the NBA for the New York Sun. I enjoyed writing about basketball so much that I now do it here at rotations for free.
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