The Copper Works Newlyn and the craftsman at its heart, Michael Johnson, was featured on an Escape to the Country episode we were watching today. Pretty amazing.
As with many things in the past year, our tenth anniversary was colored by the ongoing pandemic. Thought I would take a moment to share our experience and thank those who helped us celebrate.
This Friday's Song is Bless the Broken Road by Rascal Flats. Ten years ago today, I married my 'meant to be'. Thank you, my darling Teresa, for being who you are and for waiting for me at the end of that broken road.
My mother-in-law Aida and I got out second shot of the Covid-19 vaccine today. Another well-executed process by the Leon County Department of Health. Thanks to all for the hard work and a job well done.
Got a call from the Leon County Department of Health to schedule getting vaccine for my mother-in-law and I. Overall, went well. Good job by the Leon County DOH team.
It is the first weekend of the new year and I have been thinking about habits I would like to form and ones I would like to break in 2021. There was a great piece about this on Art of Manliness today.
I set a goal of 24 books (2 a month) for 2020. Despite being pretty busy on both a personal and professional level i was able to accomplish this and actually exceeded my goal by quite a bit.
Reading an excerpt from Known by Mark Schaefer. Haven't decide if it makes the Want To Read list just yet, but thought this quote was worth consideration.
"If We Can" is a quote from Chuck Palahniuk highlighted by Tim Ferris this week. It asks questions that seem especially relevant as 2020 draws to a close.
Wishing you and your family a very merry Christmas!
A few moments of prayer and reflection on Christmas Day 2020. This has been such a difficult, pain-filled year for so many. So on this Christmas morning, let's reflect together on how the human spirit can overcome anything as Horatio Spafford said so well in "It is Well With My Soul".
I have always been a Christmas morning guy. As many of you know, my wife and her family came to the United States from Havana, Cuba. As we combined our families, one of the traditions Teresa introduced Ryan and I to is Noche Buena.