Author: dadcation

August 2022 in 1-second increments

In August, I worked a lot; the children returned to school; we saw 2 concerts; I returned to Reliance, Tennessee to spend a weekend with my high school friends for the 8th straight year, and the Mrs. and I were invited to a black tie gala with the Governor. And […]

June 2022

In June, I spent my 47th birthday weekend in Chicago, where we kayaked the river, had dinner at Alinea, saw a “close up” magic show, enjoyed late night speakeasies, and got Covid again (the Mrs and I did, anyway). Before I figured out I may be ill, we biked throughout […]

May 2022

May was full of failed mediations on Zoom, the conclusion of the school year, my youngest’s turning 12, continued issues with rats in our basement ceiling, and my first motorcycle rally before concluding with a 4-day diving trip off Key Largo. Bring on Summer.

February 2022

February started with a ski trip to Tahoe with friends I met in 1998 via the Tennessee Air National Guard. I skied 40 miles the first day and another 37 on sore legs the second day. A couple of us won a few hundred dollars at blackjack just across the […]

January 2022 in 31 seconds

January started in New Orleans, took me to Indianapolis to see Alabama lose to Georgia in the college football national championship game, allowed my 12th Len Foote Hike Inn visit, brought Atlanta a bit of snow, got me Hawks floor seats, and invited me to hear Darryl Strawberry speak. I […]