The year that was
A lot has happened in 2017. Earlier this year, Barack Obama was president of the United States. Here’s my top ten list of memorable events.
Best TV series: The Crown.
The celebrity I miss the most: David Letterman.
Worst thing that did not happen: Nuclear war with North Korea.
Best thing that did happen: Recently learned about 75 boxes of files helpful for my current book project.
Best day: Boat trip under sunny skies skippered by Aeneas to Little Fogo Island, Newfoundland, amid Northern Gannett, Atlantic Puffin and Razorbills along with cod hauled up from the deep.
Best Book: Hero of the Empire, by Candice Millard, a gripping tale about Winston Churchill as a journalist covering the Boer War.
Biggest disaster: Donald J. Trump.
Biggest disappointment: Justin Trudeau.
Best thing I did: Volunteered at the Daily Bread Food Bank.
Best time: Anytime I’m with my partner.
Best wishes to all for good health and much happiness in 2018.