January, 5, 2005: A modest proposal
I wrote: "Tom Robbins once wrote, "It's never too late to have a happy childhood." And, it's never too late to find your soulmate. I proposed to mine on our Christmas cruise and she accepted. I consider myself a lucky person. We plan to get married this spring."
February 2, 2005: Raising the bar!
I announced to the world my new high score on Brickbreaker, the game on my Blackberry: "...last night on the bus ride home, I was in the zone, baby! My new high score is ...get this...7,050!"
February 22, 2005:Fear and loathing no more...
Hunter S. Thompson, 1937-2005.
March 10, 2005: Got beads?
I was on a business trip in New Orleans and added to my bead collection. Little did I know that the Big Easy would be hit my a devastating hurricane and flood just months later.
April 3, 2005: Nice day for a Web wedding
Tess and I got married aboard the Diamond Princess at sea enroute to Mexico. The entire ceremony was Webcast. I wrote, "Okay, so the Webcast of our wedding lasted maybe nine minutes and looked like a surveillance tape from a 7-11. But you have to admit it was a unique idea. So what if my mother thought the candle sticks in the image were Tess. She got to see our wedding. "
The honeymoon in Mexico was a hoot.
April 19, 2005: There's no point in being pointless
A new pope was elected and I try to understand it all.
May 12, 2005: The Rolling Stones are gathering moss
The Rolling Stones announced yet another final reunion tour.
May 31, 2005: Elvis drove a truck
I should not have. Tess and I rented a monster truck to move her worldly possessions into my house. It was not pretty.
June 7, 2005: Quoth the Raven
I announced to the world my theory that I am Edgar Allan Poe reincarnated. The national news media ignored the revelation.
June 18, 2005: Peanuts
I wrote a Father's Day tribute to my father: Eugene Arthur Healy
June 21, 2005: Finishing a beginning
I finished chopping up two fallen trees into one damn big pile of firewood. This will only be important to a few select people who have been reading my blog for some time.
July 8, 2005: Useless things
I compiled my list of things the world would be better off without.
I revealed that the ghost of Haceta Head Lighthouse is a bunny.
August 1, 2005: Pan-do-mania
The critics panned this one.
August 16, 2005: Amarikan Gothic
Owning a home is the Amarikan dream.
September 14, 2005: A Tale of Two Cities
I visit Salt Lake City and Reno in the same week. What was I thinking?
September 16, 2005: I've discovered the meaning of life
This had nothing to do with my trip to Salt Lake City.
October 25, 2005: Spambo III
I reengaged in my battle with the spammers.
October 28, 2005: I ain't afraid of no ghost
My attempt at lifting spirits.
November 21, 2005: 1963
A five-year old's memory of the Kennedy assassination.
November 28, 2005: Trains, Planes and Automobiles
The Thanksgiving prediction that pissed off my family.
Dec. 1, 2005: Blue, blue, blue Christmas
Rocking around the Elvis tree.
December 29, 2005: Tim-Elvis speaks
A miracle of technology.
So, there we have 2005 in a nut shell. Or there we have 2005 from a nut. It's all in your point of view.