2019 in places

As follows, my yearly tradition of recording all the cities, towns, hamlets, or dots-on-a-map in which I’ve spent at least one night during the previous year. Here this year’s list for 2018:

  • Ararat, VA*
  • Asheville, NC
  • Cashtown, PA*
  • East Earl, PA*
  • Holland, MI*
  • Kingsport, TN*
  • Minneapolis, MN*
  • Owensboro, KY*
  • Pigeon Forge, TN*
  • Spartanburg, SC
  • Washington, DC*
  • Woodbridge, VA*

cf. 2005/1999, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018.

*Asterisk denotes multiple nights in each city.

2018 in places

As follows, my yearly tradition of recording all the cities, towns, hamlets, or dots-on-a-map in which I’ve spent at least one night during the previous year. Here this year’s list for 2018:

  • Asheville, NC
  • Holland, MI*
  • Gray, TN
  • Spartanburg, SC
  • Chautauqua, NY*
  • Minneapolis, MN*
  • Kingsport, TN*
  • Washington, DC*
  • Woodbridge, VA*

cf. 2005/1999, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017.

*Asterisk denotes multiple nights in each city.

2017 in Places

As follows, my yearly tradition of recording all the cities, towns, hamlets, or dots-on-a-map in which I’ve spent at least one night during the previous year. Here this year’s list for 2017:

  • Chattanooga, TN*
  • Culpeper, VA
  • Holland, MI*
  • Indianapolis, IN*
  • Lynchburg, VA
  • Minneapolis, MN*
  • Moravian Falls, NC*
  • Kingsport, TN*
  • Washington, DC*
  • Williamsburg, VA*
  • Woodbridge, VA*

cf. 2005/1999, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016.

*Asterisk denotes multiple nights in each city.

2016 in Places

Yet again, following my yearly tradition, here’s a record of all the cities, towns, hamlets, or dots-on-a-map in which I’ve spent at least one night during 2016. New this year is an asterisk, noting multiple nights in each city. Here this year’s list:

  • Anthem, AZ
  • Chattanooga, TN*
  • Holland, MI*
  • Purlear, NC*
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • Kingsport, TN*
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Washington, DC*
  • Woodbridge, VA*

cf. 2005/1999, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015.

For to such belongs the kingdom of heaven

If you’ve ever had kids (or have been a kid), and attended a Sunday morning worship service at a church, you know the struggles involved in placing a child into an age-old, but not necessarily age-appropriate environment. I took at stab at that sometimes-prickly subject over at my church’s blog in a two part series:

Part One: Why Take Our Kids to Worship

Part Two: How To Help a Child Attend a Worship Service

2014 in places

Oh yeah, I have a blog! And lately, it’s been one post a year. Resolved to post more than once in 2015. Maybe even more than twice, but let’s not get ahead of ourselves. Thus, following my yearly tradition, here’s a record of all the cities, towns, hamlets, or dots-on-a-map in which I’ve spent at least one night during 2014:

  • Alcoa, TN
  • Charlotte, NC
  • Chattanooga, TN
  • Dallas,TX
  • Grand Rapids, MI
  • Holland, MI
  • Houston, TX
  • Kingsport, TN
  • McLlean, VA
  • Nashville, TN
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Prince William Forest, VA
  • Woodbridge, VA
  • Washington, DC
  • Waynesville, NC

cf. 2005/1999, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013.

2013 in Places

Oops. It’s 2014 already. So, following my yearly tradition, here’s a record of all the cities, towns, hamlets, or dots-on-a-map in which I’ve spent at least one night during 2013:

  • Alexandria, VA
  • Benton, TN
  • Chattanooga, TN
  • Holland, MI
  • Kingsport, TN
  • Stamping Ground, KY
  • Nashville, TN
  • Prince William Forest, VA
  • Solvang, CA
  • Stamping Ground, KY
  • Woodbridge, VA
  • Washington, DC
  • Williamsburg, VA

cf. 2005/1999, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012.