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Thursday, December 29, 2005


In honor of the New Year, I present to you my reflections on 2005:

1. What did you do in 2005 that you'd never done before? Married my soul mate, starting running, went on a diet

2. Did you keep your new year's resolutions, and will you make more for next year? I don't think I made any in 2005. This year, I am quitting smoking...not really a New Years resolution, more a lifestyle change

3. Did anyone close to you give birth? Only people on blogs that I read!

4. Did anyone close to you die? No

5. What countries did you visit? fabulous Mexico

6. What would you like to have in 2006 that you lacked in 2005? a savings account with money in it

7. What date from 2005 will remain etched upon your memory, and why? May 27, wedding day

8. What was your biggest achievement of the year? Getting Married

9. What was your biggest failure? Being sued by my condo association

10. Did you suffer illness or injury? nothing serious

11. What was the best thing you bought? Audi A4

12. Whose behavior merited celebration? My brother Andy

13. Whose behavior made you appalled and depressed? A "friend" of mine

14. Where did most of your money go? Mortgage, food, honeymoon

15. What did you get really, really, really excited about? My wedding and honeymoon

16. What song will always remind you of 2005? Someone like you - Van Morrison (wedding song, I'm sensing a theme here!)

17. Compared to this time last year, are you:
Happier or sadder: Happier
Older or wiser: I feel older
Thinner or fatter: Thinner, but not by much
Richer or poorer: About the same

18. What do you wish you'd done more of? Laughed

19. What do you wish you'd done less of? Stressed

20. How will you be spending Christmas? oops, little late

21. How will you be spending New Years Eve? Longwood Gardens, and then dinner and champagne at home with the hubby

22. Did you fall in love in 2005? Every single day

23. How many one-night stands? Zero

24. What was your favorite TV program? O.C., Entourage, Laguna Beach

25. Do you hate anyone now that you didn't hate this time last year? I try not to harbor resentment

26. What was the best book you read? Lullaby - Chuck Palahniuk

27. What was your greatest musical discovery? Limewire hehehe

28. What did you want and get? iPod Nano

29. What did you want and not get? new Digital camera

30. What was your favorite film(s) of this year? tough one, there are so many... spanglish, 40 yr old virgin, garden state (was that this year?), rent, napolean dynamite, in good company

31. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you? I went to my fav restaurant, Continental, with my husband...I turned 24

32. What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying? a new house

33. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2005? more mature then 2004

34. What kept you sane? Colin, but sometimes he drove me insane as well

35. Which celebrity/public figure did you admire the most? reese witherspoon, kate hudson

36. What political issue stirred you the most? Iraq war, outsourcing, energy crisis

37. Who did (do) you miss? the above mentioned "friend"

38. Who was/were the best new person/people you met? Pastor Charlie

39. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2005: A wedding is just one day, a marriage is a lifetime

40. Quote a song lyric that sums up your year: "525,600 minutes. How do you measure a year in the life?"

Happy New Year Everyone!

Oh, and by the way, you've been tagged to fill this out....sorry :)


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