Allow me to introduce my husband Martin. He is an artist, a musician and a student of graphic design. He is also the other half of my endeavor to give up the right to be right for lent. Rather than try to capture this lenten experiment through one set of eyes, I thought it might be interesting to have Martin weigh in from his perspective. Unlike me, Martin prefers video over writing, so here goes…
 

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