Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
January. Wind farm along Interstate 35, northern Iowa. Great goals and plans take great energy.
February. Hoover Dam Bridge, Clark County, Nevada. Bridges get us where we need to be.
March. In line to see Elton John in Spokane. Celebrating with the best team.
Also March. Ames. Solitary tree after spring storm. Stand tall.
April. Mini-Me and her best friend before senior prom. Taking on the world.
May. Mini-Me’s high school graduation. Accomplishments.
June. Road trip with my best guys for Hot Rod Power Tour. No a/c.
Power Tour continued. My guys at Iowa Speedway.
Also, June. McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario. Pretty little violets all in a row.
July. Ames. They are weird, but they are mine.
August. Plymouth State University, New Hampshire. Best job visiting amazing friends, colleagues, students, and Robert Frost.
September. Madrid, Iowa. Labor Day. Love old trucks. Character.
October. Chicago. Council Meeting. Taking care of business.
October. North Shore, Oahu. Funky chicken. Err, rooster. Be bold.
October. Hilo, Hawaii. Welcome committee at the University of Hawaii-Hilo.
November. Halifax, Nova Scotia. Shine brightly.
December. So much good this year. Excited for what is ahead.