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2017 Review: it was okay

I mean, who knows? It doesn't really matter, and I don't care. 2017 seemed to be interesting. What did I do? I...
-Watched the first sunrise from Jouyama (as usual)
-Started Surfing (Surfed at least 50 days)
-Drove a real rally car up a rocky twisty off-road course
-Enjoyed January Plum blossoms in Atami
-Learned basic Java
-Did a speech in Japanese in front of a small crowd
-Drove a Model S a bunch of times
-Camped (sleeping in tent or car) a bunch of times
-Got laser eye surgery in Korea
-Made my very own beer from scratch several times
-Hosted a Cherry Blossom Viewing Party
-Hit the gym hard for about 4 months, haha
-Bought a "sous-vide" machine, evolving my entire cooking game
-Did a solo motorcycle-camping spirit journey
-Went fishing a half dozen times
-Continued the Izu English Running Club (80th Run, Dec. 2018)
-Rented a house and hosted a Beach Party
-Cracked a molar in half during a beach holiday
-Had emergency dental surgery and returned surfing within the hour
-Went to too many summer festivals to count
-Went to the beach too many times to count
-Cooked banana pancakes and avocado pancakes
-Made my own Line Stickers
-Wrote and Illustrated a picture book
-Picked Chestnuts
-Stopped drinking Caffeine
-Experimented with 2 months alcohol-free 
-Went to Canada (Got rid of 4 bicycles, a motorcycle, and all my stuff)
-Caught up with people after a 5 year gap in Canada
-Bowled with Ana's sisters
-Studied a lot of Japanese, read/wrote/spoke a lot, wrote a test (results pending).
-Took-up skateboarding, finally
-Probably more..

It was an awesome year. My goals for next year are similar to Woody Guthrie's.

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1 comment:

  1. Sad to hear about you giving up caffeine... but curious about this picture book!!

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