1. Melfa, VA - 1/1
    Rang in the new year at home with my parents and their new puppy.
  2. Luray, VA - 1/15
    Annual board game weekend!
  3. Front Royal, VA - 1/18
    Annual stop-for-a-meal in Front Royal on the way home from board gaming day.
  4. Philadelphia, PA - 2/13
    Cold but fun weekend of eating!
  5. Orlando, FL - 2/21
    Warm + Harry Potter = 😍
  6. Baltimore, MD - 4/23
    Lots of eating!
  7. VA Beach/Norfolk, VA - 4/30
    Indoor skydiving, seeing my parents, and visiting some friends.
  8. Pittsburgh, PA - 5/27
    Visited friends, walked a lot.
  9. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 8/7
    Olympics, food tour, beaches, beauty!
  10. Iguazu Falls, Brazil and Argentina - 8/12
    Both Brazil and Argentina sides. Delightful.
  11. Ilha Grande, Brazil - 8/16
    Gorgeous beaches and nice hiking and food.
  12. Princeton, NJ - 9/2
    Stopped to walk around on our way to New York. Cute town! Campus is like Hogwarts!
  13. Rockland County, New York - 9/2
    Stayed in Stony Point in the town's first school. Had dinner in Nyack. Attended a wedding at New York County Club in New Hempstead.
  14. New York, NY - 9/4
    Stayed one night in midtown. Went to a Brazilian festival. Strolled around Central Park. Ate at some bakeries 💯
  15. Frederick, MD - 10/7
    Wedding anniversary weekend! Ate at Volt, went to the farmer's market in the rain, checked out the Catoctin Colorfest in Thurmont (huge craft fair), ate at the Restaurant at Patowmack Farm (incredible)
  16. Cambridge, MD - 10/14
    Decided to try driving halfway to my parents and booked a shitty hotel room on Hotwire. I had a lot of trouble sleeping.
  17. Melfa, VA - 10/15
    Visited my parents, checked out the car show they were at, and had my 10 year high school reunion! Fully 1/4 of my graduating class was there (so that's 7).
  18. Snow Hill, MD - 10/16
    Swung by to see my brother, sister in law, and their two boys. Pictured is Zeke with the Olympic mascot plushie I brought him from Rio (there was another for Trace too).
  19. Melfa, VA - 11/24
    Thanksgiving at home with my parents!
  20. Chincoteague/Assateague, VA - 11/26
    Met up with brother's family for my nephew Trace's birthday.
  21. Fredericksburg, VA - 12/17
    Cuddled with my mom's puppy (look how much she's grown!) and exchanged presents with parents and grandparents