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2017: The Year of the Colon: A Review

Musings: Year End Thoughts and Reminiscing: AKA Navel Gazing These are some things I remember from the year that was. (Old joke: They say the knees are the second thing to go.¬†What’s the first? I don’t remember. Har har har.) 2017 was a weird year for me, for our family, and quite possibly for the […]

2016: The Year That Was Anthropomorphized

Time for another year in review. Last year, my resolutions were: (1) enjoy time with Team Duvall, (2) finish my doctoral thesis, (3) run like the wind. And the results? (1) Done, (2) working on it, and (3) got a cease-and-desist from the wind. For a guy with remarkably little in the way of responsibilities, […]

The Mean, Lean 2015

(See a whole messy history of my years in review at 2014 In the Rear View). 2015 was a good year for me, overall. My son, who is 3 1/2 years old now, continues to become a really cool guy. He’s developing a sense of humor to rival my own–although there’s debate about whether that’s […]

2013 In Review

For all the background of my annual lists, see last year’s post, 2012: The Year That Was. 2013 was like the theme song from “The Facts of Life.” So here’s the good and the bad from the last year, all mixed together. Best Books I Read in 2013 Joyland by Stephen King Mrs. Frisby and […]

Stories for Steve

I’ve been thinking about this post since January, and I’m still not quite sure how to approach it. I’m going to try my best to arrange all the ideas and emotions into something coherent. On May 3, my son was born. This posting is not about him, but that’s a place to start. This post […]

FLL Mag | Fine Living Lancaster Magazine

A maddeningly good read… FLL Mag | Fine Living Lancaster Magazine.

More Best Books Ever

A while ago, I posted about the best books ever. Well, in the meantime Wolfe has really become a voracious reader. He’s added a few more gems to his ever-growing favorites shelf (and you should see the reviews he’s posted on Goodreads!). Here are the new additions to his list: Fox in Socks, Bricks and […]