2015

There are some accomplishments I expect over the 1,500 day journey, that are not on my list. They will be documented on this page. For example, if I earn an IT certification that is not on my list, it’s still worth noting, so it will go on this page.

  1. January 4, 2015: Played guitar with OneSmoothStone, leading worship at Wilson United Methodist.
  2. January 4, 2015: Went to Colby, KS to pick Miriam up and bring her back.
  3. January 5, 2015: Went to a One Smooth Stone social evening to celebrate the new year together. (Annette and I both enjoyed ourselves.)
  4. January 10, 2015: Went to the Fountain Employee Appreciation Dinner with Annette. Had a great time.
  5. January 13, 2015: Fountain City Council meeting
  6. January 18, 2015: Played guitar for 1120 at Village 7 Pres w/ Perry Meyer
  7. January 21, 2015: Left for Thule, doing crew augmentation during RBC training
  8. February 27, 2015: Returned from Thule, ~ 300 contacts, no errors, ~ 100% success
  9. March 1, 2015: Completed IT-390 with a 96.2% (A) at Excelsior College
  10. March 7 & 8, 2015: Played guitar for main worship at Restoration
  11. March 10, 2015: Fountain City Council meeting
  12. March 11, 2015: Played guitar for Collide
  13. March 15, 2015: Collide mentor training/meeting
  14. March 19 & 20, 2015: Participated in CAMMO bid prep (scenarios)
  15. March 21 & 22, 2015: Played guitar for main worship at Restoration
  16. March 25, 2015: PPACG CAC meeting, representing Fountain
  17. March 26, 2015: Certified to teach CPR/First Aid/AED for American Red Cross
  18. March 27, 2015: Fountain Creek Watershed District, representing Fountain
  19. April 4 & 5, 2015: Played guitar for main worship at Restoration
  20. April 5, 2015: Got baptized at Restoration on Easter Sunday
  21. April 10, 2015: City Council meeting
  22. April 15, 2015: Played guitar for Collide
  23. April 16, 2015: Acted as a chaperon for FFCHS choirs at Large Group (Miriam and Bryant)
  24. April 18, 2015: Attended Judy Christian’s funeral
  25. April 18 & 19, 2015: Played guitar for main worship at Restoration
  26. April 24, 2015: Fountain Creek Watershed District, representing Fountain
  27. April 25, 2015: Attended the Collide retreat at Golden Bell
  28. April 26, 2015: Completed IT-210 Programming in Java at Excelsior College with an “A”
  29. April 26, 2015: Completed HUM-236 Leadership in Film at Excelsior College with a “B”
  30. April 26, 2015: Completed MAT-114 Intermediate Algebra at Excelsior College with a “B”
  31. April 29, 2015: PPACG CAC meeting representing Fountain
  32. April 29, 2015: Combined choir concert at Fountain Middle School…Cate sang and Annette’s choir performed
  33. May 5, 2015: FFCHS Band Concert (Bryant and Marcus)
  34. May 6, 2015: FMS Band Concert (Cate)
  35. May 7, 2015: FFCHS Choir Concert (Bryant and Miriam, Marcus did percussion)
  36. May 9, 2015: Participated in Fountain PD Quality of Life project on Race Street
  37. May 9 & 10, 2015: Played guitar for main worship at Restoration (Adrienne led, Annette sang)
  38. May 12, 2015: Fountain City Council meeting
  39. May 16, 2015: Participated on a panel discussion at Collide “Dear Beautiful” conference
  40. May 16 & 17, 2015: Played guitar for main worship at Restoration Church, Israel led
  41. May 19, 2015: Played guitar for Annette’s crossover.
  42. May 22, 2015: Attended Fountain Creek Watershed District meeting at City Hall
  43. May 23 & 24, 2015: Played guitar for main worship at Restoration
  44. May 26, 2015: Fountain City Council meeting
  45. May 27, 2015: Attended PPACG CAC meeting as Fountain rep
  46. May 27, 2015: Played for Collide worship team, Holy Ground Night
  47. May 29, 2015: Left for Virginia for vacation
  48. May 30 – June 4, 2015: While on vacation, we enjoyed a visit to the battleship USS Wisconsin (my grandpa was an original crewmember), the Nauticus museum, a family friend’s house, Busch Gardens amusement park, Water Country USA, Jamestown Settlement, Yorktown Victory Center, Freemason Abbey restaurant in Norfolk, VA, Doumar’s diner in Norfolk, VA, and time with family.
  49. June 5, 2015: Returned from vacation
  50. June 6, 2015: Played with OneSmoothStone at Pueblo Youth Facility
  51. June 7, 2015: Took Miriam to Syracuse, KS
  52. June 9, 2015: Fountain city council meeting
  53. June 13 & 14, 2015: Played guitar for main worship at Restoration (Adrienne led)
  54. June 20 & 21, 2015: Played guitar for main worship at Restoration (Scott led)
  55. June 23, 2015: Fountain city council meeting
  56. June 26, 2015: Fountain Creek Watershed meeting
  57. July 5, 2015: Played guitar for main worship at Restoration (Israel led)
  58. July 11 & 12, 2015: Played guitar for main worship at Restoration (Adrienne led)
  59. July 24, 2015: Fountain Creek Watershed District meeting
  60. July 25, 2015: Played with OneSmoothStone at Zeb Pike Youth Facility
  61. July 25 & 26, 2015: Played guitar for main worship at Restoration (Israel led)
  62. July 26, 2015: Picked Miriam back up from Syracuse, KS
  63. August 2, 2015: Played guitar for Village 7 Presbyterian 1120 (Tedder led)
  64. August 5, 2015: Played guitar for Restoration Family Ministry Showcase night (Adrienne led)
  65. August 8 & 9, 2015: Played guitar for Restoration main worship (Adrienne led…her last time before leaving for missionary school)
  66. August 11, 2015: Fountain city council meeting
  67. August 12, 2015: Played guitar for Collide worship (Adrienne led…this was really, really her last time before leaving for missionary school)
  68. August 16, 2015: Collide mentor training meeting
  69. August 19, 2015: Mentor for Collide
  70. August 22, 2015: Went to Parade of Homes w/ Annette and her folks for her birthday
  71. August 25, 2015: Fountain city council meeting
  72. August 26, 2015: PPACG CAC meeting as Fountain representative
  73. August 26, 2015: Mentor for Collide
  74. September 2, 2015: Mentor for Collide
  75. September 4, 2015: Sky Sox game with Nazarene Bible College
  76. September 6, 2015: Played guitar at Village 7 Pres 1120 service (Tedder led)
  77. September 7, 2015: Rode the antique fire engine in the Fountain Fall Festival parade
  78. September 8, 2015: Fountain city council meeting
  79. September 9, 2015: Played guitar at Collide and was a mentor
  80. September 12 & 13, 2015: Played guitar for main worship at Restoration Church
  81. September 16, 2015: Attended the first day of the AFSCN User Conference
  82. September 16, 2015: Was a mentor for Collide
  83. September 19 & 20, 2015: Played guitar at Restoration
  84. September 22, 2015: Fountain city council meeting
  85. September 23, 2015: Played guitar for Collide and was a mentor
  86. September 26 & 27, 2015: Played acoustic guitar for main worship at Restoration Church
  87. September 30, 2015: Represented Fountain at PPACG CAC meeting
  88. September 30, 2015: Played acoustic guitar at Collide and was a mentor
  89. October 3 & 4, 2015: Played electric at Restoration main worship (Justin Smith led)
  90. October 7, 2015: Played electric guitar for Collide and was a mentor
  91. October 11, 2015: Played electric guitar for 1120 at Village Seven (David Pantle led)
  92. October 13, 2015: Fountain city council meeting
  93. October 14, 2015: Was a mentor for Collide
  94. October 17 & 18, 2015: Played electric guitar at Restoration (Israel led)
  95. October 18, 2015: Collide mentor meeting
  96. October 21, 2015: Left for Thule, going up as the Interim Deputy Site Manager
  97. November 9, 2015: Started first class at Nazarene Bible College (Intro to NT)
  98. November 21, 2015: Returned from Thule
  99. December 8, 2015: Fountain City Council meeting
  100. December 9, 2015: Played acoustic guitar for Collide and was a mentor
  101. December 10, 2015: FMS band concert (Cate, flute solo)
  102. December 11, 2015: Fountain Creek Watershed meeting in Pueblo
  103. December 11, 2015: FFCHS production of Oklahoma (Marcus played Will)
  104. December 12 & 13, 2015: Played electric guitar at Restoration (Israel led)
  105. December 13, 2015: Collide mentor meeting (last w/ Dave)
  106. December 15, 2015: Fountain City Council meeting
  107. December 16, 2015: Was a mentor for Collide
  108. December 17, 2015: Combined Choir and Band Concert at FFCHS
  109. December 19, 2015: Drove to Colby, KS and back (450 miles) to drop Miriam off
  110. December 19 & 20, 2015: Played electric guitar at Restoration (Israel led)
  111. December 20, 2015: Finished Intro to NT class as Nazarene Bible College (98.1%)
  112. December 23, 2015: Watched the movie “Paper Towns” with Annette and Cate
  113. December 24, 2015: Played three services at Restoration Church
  114. December 27 – 30, 2015: Went to Las Vegas with Annette, Joe and Phyllis
  115. December 31, 2015: Drove 430-odd miles to/from Syracuse, KS to pick Miriam up