Friday, December 31, 2004

End of the Year Meme Thing

Did you keep your New Years' resolutions, and will you make more for next year?

I don't think I made any resolutions last year. I'm not bigging on making them in general.

Did anyone close to you give birth?

No, but a good friend will give birth in May.

Did anyone close to you die?

No. Thank god. But I'm fearful for the New Year.

What countries did you visit?

Puerto Rico, Barbados, St. Maarten, Antigua, St. Thomas/St. John, & St. Lucia

What would you like to have in 2005 that you lacked in 2004?

Materialistically.. a new car and/or house that we own.

What was your biggest achievement of the year?

Getting married and not killing anyone in the planning process.

What was your biggest failure?

Probably not working out as much.

What was the best thing you bought?

My iPod. Oh wait, Matt bought that for me, does it still count? I'd say our new bed.

Whose behavior merited celebration?

Matt. For not killing any of my family members in the wedding planning process *winks*

Whose behavior made you appalled and depressed?

George W. Bush. He is an evil man.

Where did most of your money go?

Groceries and wedding related like photographer, honeymoon, cake, and that sort of thing.

What did you get really excited about?

Getting married, although you wouldn't know from the video. The fact that I only slept for about 2 hours the night before was a good indication of excitement.

What song will always remind you of 2004?

Modest Mouse "Float On"

Compared to this time last year, are you:
Happier or sadder?

Maybe a little happier since we're spending the holiday with friends.

Thinner or fatter?

The same I believe.

Richer or poorer?


What do you wish you'd done more of?

Saved more.

What do you wish you'd done less of?

Spent less. Hmm.. a trend!

How will you be spending Christmas?

I spent it with all kinds of family, new and old.

Did you fall in love in 2004?

I could say something really sappy like that I fall in love every day with my husband but that's just sickening-makes-even-me-want-to-throw-up. I did fall in love with our new doggy, Buddy.

How many one-night stands?


What was your favorite TV program?

CSI. The original.

Do you hate anyone now that you didn't hate this time last year?

Well, since I've always hated George W. Bush I guess I can't name him.

What was the best book you read?

The Da Vinci Code.

What was your greatest musical discovery?

The Killers

What did you want and get?

My iPod. I know you're all sick of hearing about it!

What did you want and not get?

A new car.

What were your favorite films of this year?

Harry Potter & The Prisoner of Azkaban, Eternal Sunshine of The Spotless Mind, Fahrenheit 9-11 & Napoleon Dynamite. Haven't had a chance to see any of the other good ones.

What did you do on your birthday?

We went to the new casino in Salamanca, NY and had the buffet dinner. I won $170!

How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2004?

More preppy, but casual.

What kept you sane?

My husband.

Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?

Orlando Bloom.

What political issue stirred you the most?

The total ineptness of George W. Bush. I'll always take issue with his sorry arse.

Who did you miss?

Some of my friends who live far away.

Who was the best new person you met?

Charlene, our payroll specialist at work. She has a crazy sense of humor.

Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2004:

Spend as much time as you can with the people who matter in your life. Take lots of pictures.

Quote a song lyric that sums up your year:

"Some days you feel ahead
You're making sense of what she said
Some days are better than others

Some days you hear a voice
Taking you to another place
Some days are better than others"
U2 "Some Days Are Better Than Others"

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