Best of 2013: Year In Review

2013 will be remembered for:
  • a snowstorm so big that b & i skiied from our apartment to the state house lawn, and then on to the bar
  • a sunset ski proposal at sparrow farm
  • wedding planning
  • skiing up and down hills and over fields
  • an evolving circle of vermont friends
  • a spring meeting in boston including my first red sox game
  • exploring seattle, san fran & the california coast- a delightful and overdue visit to my friend lex paired with interesting work site visits
  • an indiana engagement party
  • holidays, family gatherings, and sweet summer visits to the cape
  • a new orange bike, and mastering clipless petals
  • dinners on the porch
  • the births of a new generation: welcome tanner, henry, owen, teo & eamon!
  • the most memorable & incredible wedding to b, surrounded by our dearest community
  • a peaceful minimoon to lake champlain, and a fall getaway to portsmouth
  • meeting teo at the hospital, and watching him grow each week while witnessing his parents growing into their new roles
  • the passing of fred, loyal companion to gran
  • a best friend returning [at least temporarily] to central vermont- heaven!
  • quiet holidays enjoyed with my parents, b & lu
Best Books I read in 2013:
  • The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer
  • Wild by Cheryl Strayed
  • Tiny Beautiful Things by Cheryl Strayed
  • Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
Best Movies I saw in 2013:
  • Skyfall
  • Orange Is The New Black (tv series)
  • The Way Way Back
  • The Spectacular Now
Best Music I was introduced to in 2013:
  • Della Mae
  • Family of the Year
  • Passenger
And looking ahead to 2014:
  • hopefully much more snow.
  • being a better blogger.
  • work trip to atlanta.
  • a honeymoon!
  • visits with friends.
  • new music & fun shows.
  • continuing to broaden our circle of friends in vermont.
  • a wedding in steamboat?
(see: 2012201120102009)

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