2003 in Review

January: first trouble with the Altima, start drinking soy milk, impressed with myself for playing Ultimate for two hours in a row, discover chicken chili, Florida freezes.
February: speculate on tendonitis in my left index finger, carry two couches from Simon’s place to mine, hit page 157 in Fast Food Nation, learn how to use macro-zoom feature of my camera, interview Cam, sort out my Canadian tax situation, Cam gets the job, get in sh*t with my camera, HPSN.
March: Cam arrives, spring break, Simon leaves for Winterpeg, get bitten by a cougar, buy a snazzy new watch, ankle trouble.
April: US Navy tries to recruit me, first time in a kayak, break down, Microsoft screws me, spend a lot of time in the PaddyWagon watching Canucks games, see Paul van Dyk.
May: discover Coldplay, get a cable modem, weekend in Savannah.
June: go exploring, discover a nice cafe, renew my visa.
July: mom, dad and Neil arrive in Florida, find shark teeth on the beach, take a trip to east coast of Florida, meet long-lost Greenwell relatives, drive to Miami, family leaves for Trinidad, HeatStroke, family comes back from Trinidad, walk in a space shuttle, win the summer 2003 Ultimate league championship, breakfast by the pool.
August: play in the Hurricane Hat tournament, ice cream at Settimi’s, chair racing, get an iSight, new sun visors and wheel cover for the Altima.
September: see Hybrid in Ybor City, get linked by hybridized.org, lead a renewed push for Ultimate on the beach, get an early look at the Power Mac G5 (which would later became part of the 3rd-fastest super computer in the world), see Timo Maas.
October: Sue2 gets hitched, photogroffee001: grasscore! (also here), watch Buffy Season 4 with Cam and Melissa, chat with Jayne for the first time in a couple years, purchase first digital song (Massive Attack – Unfinished Sympathy), attend “Night of the Panther”, attend a crazy Hallowe’en party, volunteer at the 2003 UPA Club Ultimate Championships.
November: learn about a scientific alternative to the big bang theory, margaritas at Jeff’s, purchase Chicago and Bowling for Columbine, MJ leads drills at frisbee practice, Stan makes E.R., going-away party for MJ, Turkey Gobbler tournament in Bradenton, American Thanksgiving at John and Ivee’s, watch Russian play “The Competition”.
December: get to know Amy better, learn booking a field with Sarasota Parks and Rec is close to impossible, MJ leaves, trouble with my flatpanel, spend Christmas in Victoria.
Still not finished Fast Food Nation.
2003 wasn’t too bad… seems the older I get, the faster everything goes by. Having a blog sure helps bring back the memories. I hope each of you were blessed with a chance to spend time with your loved ones. May the new year bring you excitement, joy, passion and peace. And lots of it. 🙂

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