This past Monday, I was able to scratch a musical heavy-hitter off of my concert bucket list. Anderson.Paak (& The Free Nationals) finally came back to Atlanta. The last time he swung by, it was ONE Musicfest 2016. At the time, he was escalating in the Hip-Hop and R&B realm and pressing through a Georgia-scorched summer concert series to make himself known. I sadly missed that concert, but two years and a Grammy award later - he returned. 

I'm a huge fan of AP. So much of a fan, that I didn't care if anyone could accompany me or not. As soon as those tickets were up for grabs, I was in there, all by myself :)
Atlanta, GA, USA


January was quiet, just as I wanted. When I sat back and thought over the events of this past month, I couldn't recall much hustle and bustle taking place, and I'm so content with that. This frigid, curl up under a blanket kind of weather had me in such a demure mood towards the outside world - and it was great to retreat for a bit.

For the most part, I've been chilling - but here are a few takeaways from my laid back January: