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obligatory end-of-year meme


1. What did you do in 2007 that you'd never done before?
Took out a home-improvement loan for more work on the front porch, and got it mostly enclosed. There are a few other things too, but I gots to have mah secrets.

2. Did you keep your new years' resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
I don't do resolutions.

3. Did anyone close to you give birth?
Sure, but not because of me.

4. Did anyone close to you die?
Sure, but not because of me.

5. What countries did you visit?
Kansas City is as close as I came.

6. What would you like to have in 2008 that you lacked in 2007?
Consistency. Good health and energy. Time.

7. What date from 2007 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?
It wasn't a memorable year for date-etching.

8. What was your biggest achievement of the year?
Getting the front porch enclosed.

9. What was your biggest failure?
Passing the permit deadline.

10. Did you suffer illness or injury?
Sure.

11. What was the best thing you bought?
Darthcam, for the opportunity he presents.

12. Whose behavior merited celebration?
A certain Canadian friend, for extending herself past fear in many ways. A certain Ohian friend for graduating a tough school and chasing a dream. Several local friends for pursuing creative avenues, taking risks and facing fears.

13. Whose behavior appalled and depressed you?
Most politicians.

14. Where did most of your money go?
The Big Broken Box™. Duh.

15. What did you get really, really, really excited about?
Darthcam.

16. What songs will always remind you of 2007?
2007 just wasn't that memorable of a year for me. And really, I don't associate songs with years anymore.

17. Compared to this time last year, are you:
i. Happier or sadder?
Happier, I think. I'd have to look back. Better treatment for depression is probably the key.

ii. Thinner or fatter?
Thinner, but not by much.

iii. Richer or poorer?
Poorer in cash.

18. What do you wish you'd done more of?
This is a hard one. I wish I'd chased down more creative pursuits, but I chose to put them off to work on the house.

19. What do you wish you'd done less of?
That thing with the fork and the scrotum.

20. How did you spend Christmas?
Watching movies with some friends, eating far too much.

22. Did you fall in love in 2007?
Love is not for me, not in that sense.

23. How many one-night stands?
I spend my nights lying down.

24. What was your favorite TV program?
Ugh. House, maybe?

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

26. What was the best book you read?
Nothing really outstanding.

27. What was your greatest musical discovery?
D-minor.

28. What did you want and get?
Windows. Darthcam.

28. What did you want and not get?
An HVX-200.

30. What was your favourite film of this year?
Hot Fuzz, since you asked in Canadian.

31. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?
Rented hot tub in the back with friends, and 45.

32. What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
Greater satisfaction, maybe?

Feeling loved and wanted fully.

33. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2007?
"Unpretentious".

34. What kept you sane?
Apparently, the medication.

35. Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?
Again, not a banner year for celebrity crushes. I'm not enthused about pretty-but-vapid, and I can think of any outstanding pretty-and-smart celebs that caught my attention.

36. What political issue stirred you the most?
Meh. War, probably.

37. Whom did you miss?
Cuddlefriends.

38. Who was the best new person you met?
mysoulhole, if you count online.

39. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2007:
Pointy end out.

40. Quote a song lyric that sums up your year:
Yes, we have no bananas

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molasses
Dec. 30th, 2007 04:52 pm (UTC)
1. What did you do in 2007 that you'd never done before?
a little big/a lot of growing up. took some risks, got some business/money stuff sorted.

2. Did you keep your new years' resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
the only rule is to be grateful. i am, i will be.

3. Did anyone close to you give birth?
yes and an adoption, too!

4. Did anyone close to you die?
newp

5. What countries did you visit?
newp.

6. What would you like to have in 2008 that you lacked in 2007?
i didn't lack anything in 2007

7. What date from 2007 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?
i don't ever remember dates. first date with polypisser was beautiful. beautiful. that was september

8. What was your biggest achievement of the year?
the money stuff. the therapy stuff.

9. What was your biggest failure?
i was anything but consistent with yoga.


10. Did you suffer illness or injury?
nothing major

11. What was the best thing you bought?
button maker!!

12. Whose behavior merited celebration?
oh geez, i'm surrounded by heros and good souls.

13. Whose behavior appalled and depressed you?
leaders generally appall me.

14. Where did most of your money go?
debt servicement! and that fucking car!

15. What did you get really, really, really excited about?
love. button maker. yoga. sexy times.

16. What songs will always remind you of 2007?
Mexican Institute of Sound. this is my band of the year. this dude came along at the perfect moment. man-healing!
that first cd is medicine.

17. Compared to this time last year, are you:
i. Happier or sadder?
i was still very hanging onto the loss of jody a year ago.
happier!

ii. Thinner or fatter?
Thinner, but not by much.

iii. Richer or poorer?
richer.

18. What do you wish you'd done more of?
yoga and travel.

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

20. How did you spend Christmas?
at work with a screaming crazy lady. she kilt me!


22. Did you fall in love in 2007?
twice!
floozy!


23. How many one-night stands?
newp! they *always* come back for more.


24. What was your favorite TV program?
hockey? no tv.

25. Do you hate anyone now that you didn't hate this time last year?
no but i sure as shit avoid one or 2

26. What was the best book you read?
a buddhist one about the gentle spirited warrior

27. What was your greatest musical discovery?
MIS, i said. the new Bill Callahan is killer good, too.

28. What did you want and get?
freer

28. What did you want and not get?
"and long for all of them to fall in love with you
but they never do"

30. What was your favourite film of this year?
Hot Fuzz, since you asked in Canadian.

31. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?
47. had a sad day.
poor booboo.


32. What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
it was immeasurably satisfying.


33. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2007?
i work with drool. enough said.



34. What kept you sane?
you people. you person. among others.
the people what loved me.


35. Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?
sorry?

36. What political issue stirred you the most?
war. suicide bombers. is that political?


37. Whom did you miss?
Cuddlefriends.

38. Who was the best new person you met?
in 2007, jimthecat


39. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2007:
it's fucking short. go!


40. Quote a song lyric that sums up your year:

So believe no lies, dry your eyes and realize
That surprise
azul_ros
Dec. 30th, 2007 07:54 pm (UTC)
I'd post one myself, but I'm not feeling very reflective. Nor do I think many on my friends list would read it or care to...

But good for you for reviewing things!
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