Daily Archives: December 31, 2011

2011 in 12 Tweets

Because Twitter increasingly seems to be the medium through which the “now” moments of life are expressed (albeit not remembered or archived for posterity), I thought I’d attempt to summarize the highlights from my year in 12 tweet-style updates  (one for each month) of 140 characters or less.

January: Began ’11 in Kansas. mom’s health crisis. Kansas Jayhawk basketball. Published article for Princeton Theological Review: http://bit.ly/hvrYW5

February: Valentine’s Day w/@glutenfreebird. Spoke at Risen Church. Helped launch blog for @talbotnews faculty:  http://thegoodbookblog.com/

March: Trip to NYC for @IntlArtsMvmnt conf, met best friend’s fiance. Spoke in chapel @biolau. Tsunami. Blogging break 4 Lent: http://bit.ly/eUhvxC

April: Returned to @WheatonCollege to lecture; also spoke @CalvinCollege, enjoyed @TheCivilWars. Sealed deal on book #2. Explosions: http://bit.ly/mSzWaL

May: The Tree of Life. @LACMA retrospective. Opening night Arclight party & afterparty. Malick month on the blog: http://bit.ly/kofCuk

June: Wknd trip to KC. Will’s wedding in Pasadena, Ryan’s wedding in Cleveland. Best man duties. #FridayNightLights ends. http://bit.ly/lelcQ3

July: Work trip to Boston w/@albertbrios. Trip to Europe (Geneva, Swiss L’Abri, Oxford, Cambridge). Reflections on Christian divisions:  http://bit.ly/p3f0iI

August: Long wkd in Altea, Spain. Swam in Mediterranean, wine-tasted in the countryside. Writing retreat: 1st ch. of book completed! 10 yrs since fresh in college: http://bit.ly/pRRbpV

September: Speaking engagements at Malone University (Ohio). Ten years since 9/11: http://bit.ly/qF9qH8

October: Speaking engagement at Covenant College (Georgia). Tree of Life comes to DVD/Blu-Ray. Occupy Wall Street: http://bit.ly/nKxybH

November: Moved into new apt. Couch-to-5k running regime. Thanksgiving in Kansas City. Presidential candidate wishlist: http://bit.ly/tzrMt8

December: 29th bday, celebrated in SD. Technivorm Moccamaster  revolutionizes my at home coffee-making ; ended ’11 in Kansas. Tebow: http://bit.ly/uhX5Hz

Happy New Year to all of my wonderful friends and blog readers!