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Sunday, January 01, 2006


What follows is a list of blog questions from a twopeasinabucket message board, intended to be a reflection of the past year. We'll see how many I can constructively answer. Please feel free to post your own answers. :o)
1. What did you do in 2005 that you'd never done before?
Visited a tattoo parlor...
2. Did you keep your new years' resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
I try not to make resolutions which set me up for failure...
3. Did anyone close to you give birth?
Leslie did, blessing our family with the twins!
4. Did anyone close to you die?
Some people from our church and Aunt Ruth.
5. What countries did you visit?
Yeah, just the U.S.
6. What would you like to have in 2006 that you lacked in 2005?
Organization and energy.
7. What date from 2005 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?
January 19 - birthdate of Grace and Garett.
8. What was your biggest achievement of the year?
Adapting to having the kids gone from home.
9. What was your biggest failure?
Sticking to a healthy way of eating.
10. Did you suffer illness or injury?
Had an MRI on my knee and discovered osteoarthritis, diagnosed plantar fasciitis in my feet, found a spot on my bone - just a "bone island".
11. What was the best thing you bought?
My digital camera and my laptop.
12. Whose behavior merited celebration?
Jessica graduated from high school and successfully moved to college.
13. Whose behavior made you appalled and depressed?
President Bush; Brad Pitt
14. Where did most of your money go?
15. What did you get really, really, really excited about?
The twins being born.
16. What song will always remind you of 2005?
Inside Your Heaven sung by Bo Bice, anything by Styx
17. Compared to this time last year, are you: i. happier or sadder? ii. thinner or fatter? iii. richer or poorer?
Happier; hahahaha;same
18. What do you wish you'd done more of?
Scrapbooking, reading, taken care of the flower garden
19. What do you wish you'd done less of?
20. How will you be spending Christmas?
Spent it with family - the best way!
22. Did you fall in love in 2005?
All over again.
23. How many one-night stands?
Um, none.
24. What was your favorite TV program?
American Idol, Biggest Loser, 24, Prison Break, Desperate Housewives, Gray's Anatomy
25. Do you hate anyone now that you didn't hate this time last year?
No room for hate.
26. What was the best book you read?
Didn't read much, and nothing of substance.
27. What was your greatest musical discovery?
Il Divo, Bo Bice
28. What did you want and get?
Digital camera
30. What was your favorite film of this year?
Wedding Crashers - literally laughed until I cried
31. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?
Visited that tattoo parlor - I was 44 . . .
32. What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
Weight loss
33. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2005?
In progress - everytime I buy something I wonder, "Would Stacy and Clinton approve?"
34. What kept you sane?
As always, my honey.
35. Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?
Bo Bice, Tommy Shaw
36. What political issue stirred you the most?
Reauthorization of Head Start, the war
37. Who did you miss?
My parents - every day.
38. Who was the best new person (people) you met?
Lots of nice people in Albuquerque
39. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2005:
I didn't learn it in 05, but tried to live it more: "Someday is not on the calendar."
40. Quote a song lyric that sums up your year:
Nothing comes to mind - anyone have a suggestion?

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