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Posted on Monday, December 31st, 2012

Dave!For those who only read one of my posts each year... or anybody wanting a recap of the past year here at Blogography... this post is for you! I've jettisoned loads of the usual junk so this entry is "mostly crap" instead of the "total crap" they usually are.

It wasn't a bad year. Finally made it to South and Central America. Finally made it to The Keukenhof after years of visiting the Netherlands. Got to see Matt & Kim again. Oh... and didn't kill anybody again. And, as usual, any year you don't have to kill somebody can't be all bad, right?
   


JANUARY

• Found out I'm my own worst enemy...

DAVETOON: Lil' Dave is His Own Worst Enemy...

   
• Warned the world that Newt Gingrich's presidential plan to colonize the moon would lead to freaky-ass space bitches that turn into freaky-ass space monsters...

NOTONEWTGINGRICH.jpg

   
• Congratulated the Republicans for re-electing President Obama by nominating Mitt Romney as their candidate...

DAVETOON: Lil' President Obama Wins! Thanks, Republicans!


FEBRUARY

   
• Live-Tweeted the first time I cut my own hair...

Dave's Hair in the Sink!

Dave Buzz Cut!

   
• Explained how politics in Washington State work...

Washington East-West FIGHT!

   
• Tried to understand how YouTube comments work...

You Tube Comment Black Hole

   
Celebrated Valentine's Day by myself...

DAVETOON: Lil' Dave Ate All Your Valentine Chocolates...

   
• Accidentally had an amazing day exploring Kansas City...

Negro Leagues Baseball Museum


MARCH

• Took a cruise that went through the Panama Canal...

The Panama Canal

   
• Got to visit adorable baby sloths in Costa Rica...

Baby Sloth with Teddy Bear

   
• Went to Hell... with chickens.

   
Returned to Key West, one of my favorite places...

Key West Sunset

   
• Worried about Rick Santorum having a massive repressed gay breakdown over giant pink balls...

Lil Dave and Bad Monkey have Pink Bowling Balls


APRIL

• Visited the DutchBitch, where she took me on a wonderful tour of bulb fields in the Netherlands...

Bulb Fields Yellow Tulips

   
• Finally had the DutchBitch take me to the glorious Keukenhof Gardens...

Flowers!

Flowers!

   
Attended Bitchsterdam 3 with some really great people...

Bitchsterdam 3

   
PATATJES MET!!!...

Patatjes Met

   
• Flew to Hamburg so I could see the sights... including MINIATUR WUNDERLAND!...

Miniatur Wunderland Park


MAY

• Have a child that's acting a little light in the loafers? You can fix that right up... just beat the gay out of 'em!...

Bad Monkey is Tinky Winky Teletubby

   
• Said goodbye to Mr. Maurice Sendak and Where the Wild Things Are...

Lil' Dave is a Wild Thing
“Oh, please don't go—we'll eat you up—we love you so!”


JUNE

• Finally decided to get the tattoo I've been wanting for 26 years, thanks to Mikey at Black & Blue Tattoo...

Dave2 Getting a Tattoo!

Dave's Tat

   
• Explained what I do to be able to afford to travel the world.

   
• Became really poor when I bought the single most amazing computer I have ever owned.


JULY

• Decided to take a short, relaxing vacation to the Bahamas, man...

Restort Room Window View
The view from my room pretty much sucks, doesn't it?

   
• Spent my time in the Bahamas getting drunk, running into a tree, and ending up with a sunburn and a hole in my pants...

Dave is Red

   
Fell in love with Rafalca, Mitt Romney's dancing horse and tried to understand how one transports a horse to The Olympic Games...

Horse Depends Extra!


AUGUST

Exhibited THRICE Fiction at the Portland Zine Symposium...

THRICE Fiction Table


SEPTEMBER

• Found out what happened to Raggedy Andy after all these years...

It as Raggedy Andy

   
• I TOTALLY GOT TO FLY IN THE MICKEY MOUSE PLANE, Y'ALL!...

Alaska Airlines' Mickey Plane!

   
• Took a trek on the wild side at Walt Disney World's Animal Kingdom...

Bridge Gators

Bridge Gators

   
• Watched the wildlife outside my window while staying at Disney's amazing Animal Kingdom Lodge...

Jambo House Lobby: Animal Kingdom Lodge

Feeding Time!


OCTOBER

• Flew to Atlanta so I could SEE MATT & KIM LIVE IN CONCERT...

Matt and Kim LIVE!

   
Attended Mr. Fabulous and Turnbaby's amazing Hollywood Nights party.

   
• Visited the steamy Creation Museum in Kentucky...

Adam & Eve in the Garden of Eden

   
• Flew to DutchyLand for 48 hours so I could visit the new Hard Rock Cafe in Brussels...

Brussels Grand Place


NOVEMBER

• Totally didn't gloat over having called the election ten months ago...

Dave Decision 2013

   
• Threw caution to the wind and went ghost hunting at Old South Pittsburgh Hospital...

Old South Pittsburgh Hospital
I took this bear away from a naughty ghost child and let him go for a tricycle ride.

   
• Decided to give dips a try while in rural Georgia...

Lil' Dave does Dips


DECEMBER

• Celebrated marriage equality coming to Washington State.

   
Built a cat house.

   
• Watched Bad Monkey protest anti-primate bias at IKEA...

Bad Monkey Goes to IKEA


   
Pretty spiffy. It never seems that I do much in a year until I take a look back at it.

Hope 2013 is a great year for you.

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  1. Suze says:

    Happy, happy New Year, Dave. I hope 2013 is a fantastic year.

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