pete rorabaugh

father | atlantan | cyclist | educator | scholar | union member

Category: Wrapping up 2023

  • Wrapping up 2023: Parties as Social Experiments

    Wrapping up 2023: Parties as Social Experiments

    I’ve been throwing parties at my house for years. It’s always seemed like an efficient way to combine my social pickiness, happiness to share space, preference not to go out, and enjoyment of hosting. Sometime in the early spring, I started noticing that, since the COVID pandemic, I was seeing fewer people and in smaller…

  • Wrapping up 2023: Friendsgiving Party Media Curation

    Wrapping up 2023: Friendsgiving Party Media Curation

    I spent some of the night of my Friendsgiving party this year fielding this question: “What are you doing with all the answers to these questions you put on the table? Is that going to be a game?” It wasn’t an unreasonable question. I just hadn’t decided that I was going to with the answers…

  • Wrapping up 2023: Music

    Wrapping up 2023: Music

    The Happy Fits at The Masquerade in Atlanta, April 16, 2023Photo by: Me As usual, my live music anchor of the year was Shaky Knees in Atlanta, where I was introduced to several acts that I followed all year. However, I saw several other concerts this year that were stellar and came across a variety…

  • Wrapping up 2023: Books

    Wrapping up 2023: Books

    Photo by Patrick Tomasso on Unsplash I’ve been returning to non-work reading more and more in the last five years, and this January I bought a Kobo Elipsa, my first e-reader. It definitely influenced me to read more. Here are my favorites, what I’m still buried in, and what’s hopefully coming soon.