Last week I found out my long-time best friend Martin was flopped by the Ohio parole board again. He’s spent 17 years behind bars already and won’t get another shot at freedom til 2015. I found out some other things, too. So on Friday the 29th I trekked to Mansfield to visit him for the first time in three years (some friend, eh?). I’d forgotten he can only get visits on even numbered days — but somehow I got in anyway. We had two photos taken together (at 3 bucks apiece) — one I left with him, and the other I’ve scanned to share with you and e-mail to his other friends.