Firsts 2018

Based on an idea from a G+ post, tracking the first times I did certain things in 2018. I’ll be updating it as the year goes on:

  • First Food: Kefalotyri cheese, a household standard my father-in-law picks up in Astoria (1 Jan)
  • First Liquid: some crazy blue tea (ginger) my wife got for Christmas (1 Jan)
  • First Drink: mimosa made with Lamarca prosecco (1 Jan)
  • First Meal: New Year’s brunch, mostly smoked salmon, shrimp and so on (1 Jan)
  • First Meal Cooked: albondigas soup, in new Instant Pot (17 Jan)
  • First Meal With Non-Family:
  • First Restaurant:
  • First High Five: My son, after a little spontaneous room cleaning (4 Jan)
  • First Low Five: My son, for trying electronic piano lessons for the first time. (1 Jan)
  • First Hug: My wife, who was sick. (1 Jan)
  • First Use of “Dad Voice”: To my son, who left the freezer door open for three hours. (3 Jan)
  • First Public Transport Taken:
  • First Aircraft Taken:
  • First Bike Ride:
  • First Boat Taken:
  • First Drone Flight:
  • First Visit to Someone Else’s House:
  • First Bare Feet in Body of Water:
  • First Security Update Applied: Patch to this web server for “Spectre” and “Meltdown” (18 Jan)
  • First Programming Language Used: Java (2 Jan)
  • First Programming Language Used Outside Work:
  • First Robot Task:
  • First Electronics Recycled:
  • First Lego Set Purchased:
  • First Lego Set Built: 70612-1: Green Ninja Mech Dragon, mostly watching my son build it
  • First Scavenger Hunt:
  • First Plant Harvested:
  • First Bill Payed: Water bill (3 Jan)
  • First Item Bought Online: Heavily discounted Monsterpocalypse game bundle (2 Jan)
  • First Item Bought in Store: cough medicine (2 Jan)
  • First Item Made With Own Hands:
  • First Kickstarter Backed: John Carter of Mars RPG (13 Jan)/li>
  • First Charitable Contribution:
  • First Regretted Purchase:
  • First Doctor’s Appointment: Flu shot for son (19 Jan)
  • First Injury:
  • First Illness:
  • First Movie: The Greatest Showman (2 Jan)
  • First TV Show: Star Trek, “The Naked Time” (1 Jan)
  • First Song: Something terrible on a New Year’s Eva show (1 Jan)
  • First Live Performance:
  • First Book to Read:
  • First Book to Finish:
  • First Roleplaying Game Played:
  • First Roleplaying Game Worked On: The Mortice System
  • First Board Game:
  • First Console Videogame: Lego Jurassic World, Wii U, with son (1 Jan)
  • First Mobile Videogame: Civilization VI, iOS (1 Jan)
  • First Computer Videogame:
  • First Software Downloaded: Lego Boost on son’s iPad, iOS (1 Jan)
  • First Software Purchased: The Dicenomicon +1 (23 Jan)

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