This is a year-in-review through my pictures. Unlike
last year’s recap (where I wrote that I should take more video) this is a page of still imagery. I’ve posted some of these to my Instagram but I’ll let the photos and captions explain the rest.
Assumptions – A final push in January 2016 cleaned out the supply of base games. XXXpansions still remain…
Allison, staying dry at Mullholland Wildflower Preserve – Ithaca, NY
What we lacked in snow we more than made up for in rain, in January.
Heather Lane, of Purity Ice Cream (magic) in Ithaca, New York
A rare business portrait that I was more than happy to provide.
Local makerspace, where I was a board member for the majority of 2016. Happy about the logo refresh I did, too.
Soylent. I experimented with the liquid meal replacement as lunch for 8 days in a row. It was tolerable, but on days involving running, I found myself very hungry only an hour after consumption.
Typical upstate New York neighbors.
The start of 2016 was almost snowless, which provided ample trail running/bushwacking opportunities.
Ithaca Falls, March 2016
Saturday morning birdwatching class at the Lab of Ornithology.
Spring ice cream at Sweet Melissa’s.
Finished print piece that I completed for The Planetary Society.
Part of a musical experiment Loomings.
My final birdfeeder, that I designed and laser cut from a single piece of birch plywood at Ithaca Generator.
Searching for frogs with J, off of the South Hill Recreation Trail.
Lunch at Syracuse’s Empire Brewing.
The reason I return to Syracuse every spring – Create Upstate.
A speaker at 2016’s Create Upstate – a one-day conference for creative folks.
I turned Nora and Heather’s handwriting into typefaces for use in this fun book.
A favorite path not far from home.
Memorial day in South Norwalk, Connnecticut
Stewart Park grill session.
Visiting what would be my son’s first overnight summer camp.
Father’s day hike on the Finger Lakes Trail.
Summer is here – June in Ithaca, NY
A new favorite spot, in between two trails.
Allison with two classics: Game Boy Pocket, and Tetris.
Final wedding prep – making name cards that ultimately would remain unused, due to the wind.
My family descends (some for the first time ever) on Ithaca for the wedding.
J shows off on Cayuga Lake.
Perfect pre-wedding lakeside sunset with family.
Ithaca, NY – July 1, 2016
Giant Mountain – Adirondacks, July
A beautiful rain, that ultimately destroyed the camera used here.
My wife, a maze, and her process.
Pandemic Legacy consumed us over the course of six months. It was a love/hate relationship.
I designed some bright posters for Downtown Ithaca.
Sammus performing at the summer concert series in Ithaca’s Commons.
While everyone else was playing Pokemon Go, we prowled with cameras.
Night exploring with Allison.
Quiet, hot nights in Ithaca, NY
In Pennsylvania with a favorite doggo.
Behind the stage at another summer concert in Ithaca.
Backyard summer lounging.
J, freshly turned 11.
Mt. Chase Lodge has a yurt!
South Branch Pond, in Baxter State Park – Maine
My dad, with camera, at a lookout on Traveler Mountain, Baxter State Park – Maine
Inflatable fun time.
Orono Bog Boardwalk, Maine
My wife(!)’s Remembox photo booth in action.
Dusk in Ithaca’s Commons, mid summer.
NY State Fair, about to get bumped by my kid.
J and some fried something (it was delicious)
Frozen banana time.
Labor day cookout!
Beautiful sky en route to a Wisconsin funeral.
Behind our backyard.
Porchfest 2016 – we all participated in a street painting.
We took a long detour home from school to relax with some animals.
My first 3D print – an original g (OG, if you will).
Experiencing VR for the first time.
Farewells to our friends moving across the country.
A rare, posed J on a fall walk.
We’re lucky and happy to live here – less than half a mile from home.
New cows that I first discovered on a run. Returned with the family to photograph the fall scene.
Allison, Shindagin Hollow, October 2016
Not-so-secret local cranberry bog.
Misty Monkey Run – October 2016
J, taking some time with nature after school.
A participant in Red Newt Racing’s first ever “It’s All Downhill From Here” 5 mile race.
A dementor in the Commons during Ithaca’s Wizarding Weekend
Quiddich at Wizarding Weekend 2016, with electric bikes.
J found a favorite leaf.
J found a favorite downed tree.
Green Lane, PA
Birds overhead during Ithaca’s Ice Fest.
Ice carving, 2016.
Another ice artist at work.
Our first ever experience at Sky Zone.
Rowayton, CT – December 25, 2016
Juvenile red-tailed hawk in Connecticut.
Tioga State Forest, Pennsylvania.
Late December, last light, near Marshlands, PA
Exploring fresh snow in the woods of Ithaca
South Hill Recreation Trail – December 30th, 2016 – Ithaca, NY