Category: travel

Thanks & Happy Holidays: That was 2015

_This is end-of-year post #8 ([all prior ones here](http://www.thewavingcat.com/tag/end-of-year/))._ What happened in 2015? What a year, where to begin! As is the tradition with this end-of-year post, it’s part work, part personal. Enjoy. ### The theme for 2015 Last year I described 2014 as “a…

Notes on PADI digital services

For just about 10 years now, I’ve been a certified scuba diver. The certification is from the kindasorta industry standard certification organization PADI, who certified me as a so-called Open Water Diver. In practice this means dive centers are allowed to rent me out diving…

Thanks & Happy Holidays: That was 2013

This is my sixth end-of-year post ([all prior ones here](http://www.thewavingcat.com/tag/end-of-year/)). Stunned! So what happened? ### Friends & Family   In the spring, I married M, and couldn’t possibly be happier. This alone would have made my year perfect. I’m very happy that more friends married,…

Out with the old, in with the new

Over the last few weeks I’ve traveled from Berlin to Boston (via London), up the coast to Ipswich, back down to Boston (a couple of times), then Berlin (via Madrid), down south to the Black Forest to clear our out old family house, back to…

Thanks & Happy Holidays: That was 2012

So that was the year – time for a brief look back at what happened, as I’ve been doing for the last few years. (This is the fifth year in a row – crazy, eh? Here are [numbers one to four](http://www.thewavingcat.com/tag/end-of-year/).) So what happened? Lots…