I’ve decided to join hosts Girlxoxo, Traveling with T and Estella’s Revenge for their 4th annual #AMonthofFaves blog event – “a fun way to recap the year that was” – during the month of December. I can’t promise that I will post for every single topic, but I will try for a few at least. The first topic was/is “Favorite Things.” So these are a few of mine from 2017:
Time off/long weekends: Working part-time at a library, I don’t get a lot of time off, but when I do, I try to maximize it as much as I can by taking long weekends. This allows me to spend…
- Time with my wife Kim
- Time with our cats Seamus and Alexandra
- Time with our neighbors Mike and Kathy
- Time with books.
All four I treasure during other times than long weekends, but especially on long weekends.
The rest is just “icing on the cake,” as they say, starting with a…
NEW CAR! A 2011 Subaru Outback. We’ve had our previous car, a 2000 Mercury Sable station wagon, for seven years, and while it has been a good car, the repair and maintenance costs were becoming prohibitive.
100th anniversary of library: The library where I work celebrated its 100th anniversary this past year. Wooooo hooooooo!
Burger Fridays: As anyone who knows me, my favorite food used to be wings, but this year, it’s burgers, thanks to Kim making burgers every Friday night.
Game of Thrones: For the longest time, Kim and I resisted the craze, but once we gave her in, we gave in completely. We binge-watched all seven seasons and can’t wait for the final season whenever it is released.
Martin Truex Jr. NASCAR championship: I don’t pick many winners, so I was more than overjoyed when the veteran driver won his first NASCAR championship last month.
So what were some of your favorite things about this past year?