Monday, January 08, 2007


Thought I'd answer this even though I wasn't tagged with it. Via feeling listless.
1. What did you do in 2006 that you'd never done before?
Is it sad that I can't think of anything?
2. Did you keep your New Year's resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
No and yes.
3. Did anyone close to you give birth?
My cousin, a girl, in November.
4. Did anyone close to you die?
My aunt, in January.
5. What countries did you visit?
U.S., Mexico.
6. What would you like to have in 2007 that you lacked in 2006?
Greater sense of direction.
7. What date from 2006 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?
Nov. 8, the day my second cousin was born. I saw her in the hospital just after she was born and it was pretty amazing.
8. What was your biggest achievement of the year?
Mustering up the courage to go back to school. This was pretty cool, too.
9. What was your biggest failure?
Didn't do enough. Too much time spent as a couch potato.
10. Did you suffer illness or injury?
I think I had a cold once or twice.
11. What was the best thing you bought?
Blue corduroy pants.
12. Whose behavior merited celebration?
Oprah Winfrey.
13. Whose behavior made you appalled and depressed?
George W. Bush.
14. Where did most of your money go?
15. What did you get really, really, really excited about?
Season finale of Project Runway.
16. What song will always remind you of 2006?
"Boston" by Augustana
17. Compared to this time last year, are you:happier or sadder? Happier.
Thinner or fatter? Thinner, I think.
Richer or poorer? Poorer.
18. What do you wish you'd done more of?
Had more adventures.
19. What do you wish you'd done less of?
20. What was your favorite TV program?
"The Office"
21. Do you dislike anyone now that you didn't dislike this time last year?
Not that I can think of.
22. What was the best book you read?
White Oleander by Janet Fitch.
23. What was your greatest musical discovery?
The Pretenders.
24. What did you want and get?
The chance to go back to school and do something different.
26. What was your favorite film of this year?
The Pursuit of Happyness.
27. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?
Went out to dinner with my family. Age 24.
28. What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
A journey to some incredible far-off place.
29. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2006?
Pants (jeans or cords) and solid-color T-shirt. Hoodies were very big in 2006, too.
30. What kept you sane?
Music. Listening and playing piano.
31. Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?
*Blushes* Rafael Nadal, tennis player extraordinaire.
32. What political issue stirred you the most?
War in Iraq.
33. Who did you miss?
My dad.
34. Who was the best new person you met?
Various people from work.
35. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2006?
It pays to take risks sometimes.
36. Quote a song lyric that sums up your year:
"But when the night is falling
And you cannot find the light
If you feel your dream is dying
Hold tight
You've got the music in you
Don't let go
You've got the music in you
One dance left
This world is gonna pull through
Don't give up
You've got a reason to live
Can't forget you only get what you give"
-"You Get What You Give" The New Radicals

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