I've seen a lot of different 2022 wrap-up posts over the last several days and I think my favorite to read are the favorite posts, e.g. Brett Terpstra's favorite hardware, and Matt Birchler's subscriptions for next year.

Here's a brief list of my favorite items in a handful of categories, sorted in the order of which I read/played/watched/… them.


  • The Maid by Nita Prose
  • A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
  • Calypso by David Sedaris


  • Celeste
  • Hades
  • Death's Door
  • God of War (2018)


  • The Great Escape
  • Death on the Nile
  • Spirited
  • Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery


  • Town, San Carlos, CA
  • Farm House, Belmont, CA
  • Shizen, San Francisco, CA

Outdoor Activities

  • Sheep Camp Trail, San Mateo, CA
  • Soberanes Canyon Trail, Garrapata State Park, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
  • Point Reyes Lighthouse, Point Reyes, Marin, CA
  • Filoli, San Mateo, CA
  • Armstrong Redwoods, Sonoma, CA


  • Kodak Portra 400
  • Ilford HP5 Plus
  • CineStill 50D