January: The winter sky on the drive from Chicago back to Atlanta. I rode in the backseat and Reem and her BFF Sarah were my chauffeurs for the longest hitchhike in history.
February: Flying into Chicagoland
March: Springtime appears in Atlanta with the dogwoods blooming at Oakland Cemetery during my parents' visit.
Blah Girl picture. Driving documentation begins.
May: Rain, wind, 800 cocktails, Irish music, kisses, bliss, 2 am in Savannah.
June: Spiderweb Houseleek on a trip with Dad to the Chicago Botanic Gardens.
July: Jamaican Sunset for Ela's birthday
August: Troy Davis gets a Stay of Execution. We hold a press conference featuring exonorees Gary Drinkard, Darryl Hunt and survivor Jennifer Thomas Canino
September: Dad and I share another birthday party. Note the bite already taken out of the front of the delicious coconut cake.
October: Greatest Halloween party in Atlanta made perfect by the sister and brother plus 4 cousins.
December: Steve Bright argues Snyder v. Louisiana in the US Supreme Court. I marvel and choke back tears as he makes friends of Justices Scalia and Alito. One of the most amazing experiences of my life.