New beginnings, a recap, and reflection

It's hard to believe that it's been over a year since the last time I posted something to I'm still alive, don't worry. I guess life has just gotten in the way of publishing anything longer than a tweet or collection of pictures on Facebook. Web hosting issues have caused some headaches as well, but that is sorted out now. Since my last post on 7/8/2014, a lot has happened in my life: