What did you do in 2008 that you had never done before?
I can't think of anything right now....
Did you keep your previous New Year's resolutions, and will you make new ones for next year?
I'd be fooling myself to make resolutions. I didn't make any last year because I knew I would rebel.
Did anyone you know give birth?
Did anyone close to you die?
Yes, one of my favorite aunts, Martha Jane
What countries did you visit?
The United States of America
What would you like to have in 2009 that you lacked in 2008?
Quiet in my head, peace in my heart. I'd also like less of a backside and belly and well, just less of me!
What date from 2008 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?
the first six months of the year as I was so worried about Mallory's health
What was your biggest achievement of the year?
opening an Etsy store even though it wasn't successful
Did you suffer from illness or injury?
I had a broken tailbone and herniated discs in my back.
What was the best thing you bought?
Did your behavior change over the year?
Yes, I became more of a hermit than I already was/am
Where did most of your money go?
bills, bills, bills!
What did you get really excited about?
Mallory graduating from college.
Compared to this time last year, are you:Richer or poorer?
about the same
Did you fall in love?
What was your favorite TV program?
What was the best book you read?
The Same Sweet Girls
What was your favorite film of the year?
Thinner or fatter?
Oh my! The scales say I'm not any heavier but I know I look heavier. I think it's due to more belly fat and sagging
What did you do on your birthday?
Joel and I met Mallory and Aaron in Bloomington for dinner.
What made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
knowing that Mallory's health was getting better, Aaron's new job and Joel's new job (I just want my Peeps to be happy!)
How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2008?
Comfortable and predictable
What kept you sane?
Joel and Mallory and t.v. :)
What political issue stirred you the most?
I was negatively stirred my Hillary Clinton. She makes me sick!
What is a valuable lesson you learned in 2008?
to be grateful for my job and its benefits