Road Trip IV will be memorable for many things, not the least of which is Ken’s new knighthood. He was knighted by proxy on Dec. 29 by the Princess of New Zealand.
Here’s the official ceremony, with Kevin serving as Princess Athena’s royal proxy:
Sir Ken’s new sword and shield:
Seriously, this thing was autographed and given to me by the actual Princess of New Zealand. And that’s pretty cool.
(How the Princess of New Zealand is involved in this whole scenario is a long and interesting story to be told in future posts…and in the legends and lore that will sing the glories of my noble name through the ages.)