So, what shaped my "future memories" this year?
A short list, in no particular order.
Lost my brother.
My girls in relationships.
Bought a brand new motorhome
Pastor takes a sabbatical.
Music director takes leave of absence.
Car hit by a deer, car totalled, got a new-to-me car.
Missed at least 3 family camping trips
Hiked -alone- the Pinnacle Trail of Crowder's Mountain in NC
Camped with friends
Camped with my family, but not always all at the same time.
Volunteering -a little- at the food pantry Amy head's up.
Designed and installed new WiFi system at church.
Trips with just Amy and I
Established my home office.
Took a three hour taxi ride (with three strangers) from BWI to PHL
My children are adults
Travel in general
Travelled for business:
Atlanta GA (2x), Columbia MD, Satellite Beach FL, Newtown PA (2x), Camp Hill PA, Chicago IL (2x), Bedford MA, Houston TX, Shelton CT (3x) Farmington CT (2x) , Westerville OH, Edison NJ, Wallingford CT, Franklin TN, West Palm Beach FL, Fort Lauderdale FL, Charlotte NC, Plainville CT, Orlando FL,
Travelled for pleasure:
Lancaster PA (multiple times), College Park MD, Washington DC, Buffalo and Albany NY, Kutztown PA, Elverson PA, Havre De Grace MD, Upper Black Eddy PA, Granville MA,
33 flights (including connectings)
65 hotel nights
23 Camping nights
And throughout it all - plenty of moments spent in conversation with GOD - mostly expressing thankfulness for it all.