Saturday, December 30, 2006

2006 End-of-Year Meme

This is my third year doing this year-end meme. Wow! Unfortunately, the year is kind of clouded over in my mind with negativity, so I have left a lot of blanks so as not to be too boring or pitiful. If you decide to meme 2006 let me know in the comments!

1. What did you do in 2006 that you'd never done before?
Opened a Baby Boutique!

2. Did you keep your new year's resolutions, and will you make more for next year? I had hoped to lose weight and found it extremely difficult. I am not giving up though, and have another plan to do the same in 2007.

3. Did anyone close to you give birth? A couple friends from church had babies this year.

4. Did anyone close to you die? Only figuratively.

5. What countries did you visit? None.

6. What would you like to have in 2007 that you lacked in 2006? More time with my extended family.

7. What dates from 2006 will remain etched upon your memory, and why? Our Christmas visit at my mom's was especially great. This is also the year that I lost my best friend, so I'm stuck with that memory as well.

8. What was your biggest achievement of the year? The growth of my business ventures and book writing.

9. What was your biggest failure? Not sure. There definitely were some, though.

10. Did you suffer illness or injury? Probably but I don't remember much of it.

11. What was the best thing you bought? Can't think of anything. There weren't a lot of extra purchases made this year.

12. Whose behavior merited celebration? Can't think of any.

13. Whose behavior made you appalled and disgusted? I won't go into that here.

14. Where did most of your money go? Bills, as usual.

15. What did you get really, really, really excited about? Getting to go to my mom's for Christmas.

16. What song will always remind you of 2006? Can't think of one.

17. Compared to this time last year, are you:
a) happier or sadder? sadder
b) thinner or fatter? fatter
c) richer or poorer? about the same

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

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

20. How will you be spending New Year's Eve? with family

21. Did you fall in love in 2006? nope

22. How many one-night stands? none

23. What was your favorite TV program? Six Feet Under

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

25. What was the best book you read? Outlander books by Diana Gabaldon, again

26. What was your greatest musical discovery?

27. What did you want and get?

28. What did you want and not get?

29. What was your favorite film of this year?

30. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you? I turned 35 and I don't remember what I did.

31.What one thing would have made your year measurably more satisfying?

32. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2006? Wear what you have and try to be thankful.

33. What kept you sane?

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

35. What political issue stirred you the most? Political issues don't stir me much.

36. Who did you miss?

37. Who was the best new person you met?

38. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2006.

39. Quote a song lyric that sums up your year.

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