So long, 2020!

A cold December night

Someday, 2020 will make sense. As the year draws to a close, there are a few pre-pandemic “lasts” to remember.

  • Last movie at a movie theater: “1917” on Feb. 2 — Glad I saw it in a theater on a big screen. At the theater I often go to, there is rarely a big crowd for the movies I want to see (and by then “1917” had been out for a while).
  • Last meal in a restaurant: Le Colonne Restaurant at the Hilton Hotel at Leonardo da Vinci International Airport on March 11 — The food was fine — I can’t remember what we had, but tables had been spread apart for social distancing, and there were diners at only about four other tables. We were only there to be sure to get our morning flight out of Rome, leaving the country early as more and more flights were being canceled, including our flights out of Genoa.
  • Last workout at the gym: Feb. 29 — I did some warmups and cooldowns, with a 5K run on the indoor track in between at a time of 33 minutes and 22 seconds
  • Last day working in person at the office: Tuesday, March 3.
  • Last time I had a cold: Maybe sometime in 2019
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Merry Christmas!

Figgis Zlotsky Janairo

My latest purchase: Ruth Asawa stamps

Fighting fascism with capitalism

Will this help USPS?

Are you familiar with Ruth Asawa? Get to know more about this great American artist here:

Also check out the exhibition from David Zwirner Gallery in 2017 here

Members of West Point’s Class of 1930

My research turned up this image from the Howitzer, the West Point’s yearbook. It shows, near the center, my lolo, Maximiano Saqui Janairo (if you can’t find him, he’s the one who isn’t white).

Friday Photo: Old barn on winter hike

Old barn with rotting  wood siding

Friday Photo: First look of Mary Weatherford at the Tang

Happy New Year

Just finished my first winter run outdoors in forever.

Hope you have a great 2020!

Snow day!

Should I even try to go outside today?

A proud ugly-sweater wearer

The little brother rockin the holiday sweater.

Happy Thanksgiving