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Monday, January 02, 2012
Sum Up the Year, Yo
I stole this from Nancy.
1. What did you do in 2011 that you’d never done before?
*** Traveled to Germany, Jamaica, San Diego, and Puerto Rico. Wore an all sequined dress. Became obsessed with running and actually placed in my age group in many places. Adopted a stray kitty.
2. Did you keep your new year’s resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
*** I did not. I failed miserably. I wanted to learn Spanish better. I have already made some more. I want to run a 10K. I want to learn Spanish. I want to eat more fruits and veggies.
3. Did anyone close to you give birth?
4. Did anyone close to you die?
5. What countries did you visit?
*** Costa Rica, Puerto Rico, Jamaica, Germany, many places in the US
6. What would you like to have in 2012 that you lacked in 2011?
*** More free time.
7. What dates from 2011 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?
***There are really no dates that totally stand out this year. I had a lot of good times, but I am horrible at remembering dates.
8. What was your biggest achievement of the year?
*** I think I would have to say the races I ran and my times continually improving.
9. What was your biggest failure?
*** Not spending as much time with family as I would have liked to.
10. Did you suffer illness or injury?
*** Yes. I was hit by a car while riding my bike and hurt myself, but not too badly.
12. Whose behavior merited celebration?
*** My husband's.
13. Whose behavior made you appalled and depressed?
*** Most politicians, like the ones who recently passed a law making it legal to detain a citizen, without cause. Most of the American public, for thinking this is OK and just accepting the BS that happens without question or second thought.
14. Where did most of your money go?
*** Besides office expenses, prob travel.
15. What did you get really, really, really excited about?
*** all of our trips.
16. What song will always remind you of 2011?
*** Moves Like Jagger
17. Compared to this time last year, are you:
a) happier or sadder? Happier! b) thinner or fatter? thinner c) richer or poorer? richer
18. What do you wish you’d done more of?
*** spending time with friends and family
19. What do you wish you’d done less of?
20. How will you be spending Christmas?
*** Spent it in Jamaica with my husband
21. Did you fall in love in 2011?
23. What was your favorite TV program?
*** Girls Next Door
24. Do you hate anyone now that you didn’t hate this time last year?
*** No. I don’t really hate anyone.
25. What was the best book you read?
***Nothing really stands out. Any travel book is great
26. What was your greatest musical discovery?
***Paul McCartney live was amazing.
27. What did you want and get?
*** Trips, clothes that fit right, a continuing successful law practice
28. What did you want and not get?
*** More free time
29. What was your favorite film of this year?
*** Dont know. I dont really watch movies until they have been out on video for a while
30. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?
*** I was 34. We took a trip to Puerto Rico, which rocked.
31. What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
*** Not working as much. Seeing my Mom more.
32. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2011?
*** Great shoes make every outfit.
33. What kept you sane?
*** Running. My husband. Calls with my Mom.
34. Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?
*** Kate Middleton.
35. What political issue stirred you the most?
*** See above. The law passed to detain citizens with no cause. also, any laws that take our constitutional rights away by lying and telling the US it is to protect us from terrorism.
36. Who did you miss?
*** My Mom.
37. Who was the best new person you met?
*** Well, not new exactly, but new to the office, Angie.
38. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2011.
*** Sometimes I cant do it all and need to ask for help.