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 […]
1 second every day
It required several 7-day work weeks before and after, but I took 3 consecutive trips with one day at home to repack. We flew to Seattle the day after my eldest turned 16, spent a week (and > 1,000 miles) exploring the national parks in Washington before heading to NYC […]
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 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.
April started strong, brought some challenges, and ended with lots of live music. Here are its 30 seconds:
March featured our family’s first ski trip in Park City, Utah, a return to mountain biking around Atlanta, and a bunch of zoom mediations. Good times.
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 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 […]
The entire 2021 in 9 or so minutes–one second at a time. Perhaps one day we’ll find all of this interesting.
For 2021’s final month, we started by taking the trip to Disneyland planned for May 2020; we learned to ride (and subsequently bought) a motorcycle; we returned to Cheaha State Park with my friends from childhood and their families; we attended a few holiday parties (better than attending zero holiday […]