Saturday, December 14, 2019

Best of 2019

Hashtag of the Year - #Deerheadlife

Wildlife Encounter of the Year – Baby Manatee, Crystal River Florida


Book of the Year – Spying on the South

Covers of the Year – Jarrod Dickenson, Under a Texas Sky  

Kid Pic of the Year – Will with Pigeons

YouTube Find of the Year – Dick Cavett and Orson Wells

Mofongo of the Year
Punto de Vista, San Juan

Laughs of the Year – Rachel Mac

Southern Thing of the Year – Stanley Church

Business Book of the Year – Millennial Whisperer 


Atlanta Restaurant of the Year Truva Turkish Kitchen

 River Music of the Year – Wheelhouse Rousters

Time Waster of the Year – The Shack Project

Pimento Cheese Component of the Year – White Fox Leicester

Vintage Game of the Year – Electronic Mastermind

Reading Spot of the Year – Switchyards Inman Park Club

Atlanta Retailer of the Year – Archer Paper Goods

Logo of the Year – Ohlaf, Danish Bakery, Racine, WI

Podcast of the Year
Hard Times and Weirdness

Geocache of the Year – Taliaferro County, Georgia

Remembrance of the Year
Charles McLellan II

Monday, December 17, 2018

Best of 2018

Album of the Year – Khruangbin, Con Todo El Mundo

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

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

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


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


 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

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
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

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

ATL Street Art of the Year – Shimmering Ghosts 

Word of the Year - Tsundoku

Time Waster of the Year - History of Cartography Online Edition

Americana of the Year – Weather Vanes at Museum of Fine 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.