That year we just had

What kind of year was 2015?

Screen capture from The Guardian, Dec. 3, 2015

The much-too-easy access to guns hit a bit too close to home, and some news in the other direction would be a welcome change. (Over 2,000 doctors agree.)

ILLUSTRATION BY OLIVER MUNDAY in The New Yorker, Oct 19, 2015 issue

And, in the spirit of anthropomorphizing temporality: 2016, what do you have in store for us? Not more of the same, I hope. Perhaps this headline is a nod toward things to come:

In anticipation of any and all forms of opposition, I humbly refer opponents and naysayers to this astute reminder.
New year, indeed.