Sunday, December 16, 2018

Best of 2018




Album of the year – Khruangbin, Con Todo El Mundo



Atlanta Sandwich of the Year - Country Ham and Bree, Recess





Coffee Shop of the Year – Snowing in Space, Charlottesville, VA




Record Store of the Year – M-Theory, San Diego, CA




YouTube Find of the Year – Beware of Mr. Baker






Kid Art of the Year – Whalein' (Inspired by 08/16/69 Soul Sacrifice)






Song of the year – Abstractum Belladonna by Duet for Theremin and Lap Steel



 
Pocket Knife of the Year – A. G. Russell Carbon Fiber Mid-Lock Folder





Album of the year – Khruangbin, Con Todo El Mundo





Podcast of the Year - The Bitter Southerner Podcast




Ice Cream of the Year – Oreo Bowl, iDessert by Jean-Philippe






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Transportation of the Year – Bird Scooter (with helmet)




Gadget of the year – Pavlok Shock Bracelet






Chops of the year – Rhythm Future Quartet






Toy of the year – House of Marbles Pocket Kite – Pic from phone






Book of the Year - The Field of Blood: Violence in Congress and the Road to Civil War






Grand Marshall of the Year - Dr. Victor Polizos






Outdoor Adventure of the Year – No Taste Like Home Foraging Tour Ashville, NC



Southern Thing of the Year - Hutchinson's Finest Biscuits Delivery Service





Botanical Achievement of the Year – Bumper Crop of Celeste Figs






Pastry of the Year – Palmiers at La Calavera Bakery, Decatur GA






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Business Book of the Year - Subscribed





Vending Machine of the Year - Art-o-mat, Lookout Mountain, TN






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Atlanta Crust of the Year - Margherita In Detroit Pizza, Nina and Rafi 






Atlanta Street Art of the Year – Shimmering Ghosts 



Word of the Year - Tsundoku


Camping Gear Update of the Year – WMTC First Aid Kit



Time Waster of the Year - History of Cartography Online Edition




Americana of the Year – Weather Vanes at Museum of Fines Arts, Boston







Poignancy of the Year – The Lesson of the Château de Calberte







Wednesday, December 05, 2018

20 Years In Inman Park


Shannon and I moved into our home on Ashland Avenue on December 5, 1998!  Huge thanks to Betsy Butler for closing the deal and the amazing community that has seen us through two renovations, two kids, and lots of adventure in between. 

Sunday, December 17, 2017

Best of 2017


Sandwich of the Year - Lobster Grilled Cheese, C-Ray Lobster (Bar Harbor, Maine)




YouTube Find of the Year - The Drummers of Frank Zappa





Alexa Skill of the Year - Audubon Society Bird Calls




Twitter Account of the Year - @Openculture


Family Thing of the Year – Grandmother Tee’s 1927 Flapper Christmas Card





Sing-along of the Year - Georgia on My Mind with Might Mo at the Fox



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Kid Pic of the Year - Will at CrossFit Decatur 




Surprise Encounter of the Year - Stanley Cup at the Black Rose Bar, Boston, MA




Thing That Most Impressed the Kids of the Year - Saturn 5 Rocket, Huntsville, AL



Inside Joke of the Year - "Susquehanna"


Read of the Year - The Gatekeepers



Music Thing of the Year - What's in Your Bag?




Scouting Moment of the Year - Medical Ethnobotany with Dr. Cassandra Quave



Podcast of the Year - Slow Burn


Southern Thing of the Year - Paducah, KY


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View of the Year - Grand Teton National Park



Atlanta Secret Place of the Year - Doll's Head Trail




Business Book of the Year - Building a Story Brand


Time Waster of the Year - Alan Lomax's Global Jukebox




 
Invention of the Year - G's Soup Cooler




Tragedy/Miracle/Zambi of the Year - Col. Bruce Hampton (Ret.)