Wednesday, December 28, 2016

2016 Timeline

A smattering of events from 2016

January: B+
  • Spent New Years in Sperryville.
  • Went to my first DC nightclub, for the company party
  • Snowbound in a big blizzard.
  • Finally got a smartphone.
February: B+
  • Conceived and launched a new open source project, Sparkour.
  • Rebecca became an officially trained yoga teacher.
  • Lots of snow and ice, paving the way for extra time with the Overwatch beta.
March: B-
  • Learned to hate Windows 10.
  • Had a big St. Patrick's Day party.
April: B
  • Went to Pittsburgh with Elisa and Sayak.
  • Enlarged the front porch.
  • Gave up custody of Sydney the cat.
May: B-
  • It rained forever.
  • Visited Anna and Ben in their new Fredericksburg house.
  • Planted new tomatoes after a year off.
June: B+
  • Celebrated the Smiths turning 40.
  • Started taking random days and weeks of off work just to burn leave.
  • Finished adding Book 3 to the Paravia Wiki.
July: B+
  • Had a Bastille Day BBQ.
  • Attacked by yellow jackets.
  • Went to a Sufjan concert at Wolf Trap.
  • Tried "Acro Yoga".
August: A
  • Took a two and a half week trip to Colorado for beers and hikes.
  • Went up a 14er and died.
  • Visited with my nephews, in town from Rhode Island.
September: A-
  • Remodeled the office and started using a standing desk.
  • Turned 37 with style.
  • Discovered a good farm-to-table restaurant in Lovettsville.
October: B+
  • Got another AWS certification.
  • Went to my 20th High School Reunion.
  • Swapped out both sets of across-the-street neighbours, as well as the Lowrys.
November: B
  • Got a new job and left FGM after 16 years.
  • Rebecca taught her first paid yoga class at Sportrock.
  • Joined a book club for a moderately interesting sci-fi book.
  • Printed out some of my old compositions for Peebs' jazz band.
December: B
  • Worked 45 - 55 hours per week, while spending up to 2 hours a day in traffic.
  • Went to tons of holiday gatherings.
  • Spent Christmas in Fredericksburg.

How was 2016 for you?

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