1. What did you do in 2008 that you'd never done before? I went to visit Steph and her husband T in St. Petersburg, FL
2. Did you keep your new years' resolutions, and will you make more for next year? I don’t want to talk about my resolutions. I resolve to be a better person in 2009 than I was in 2008.
3. Did anyone close to you give birth? Yes
4. Did anyone close to you die? Yes my neighbor Mike passed away and a client.
5. What countries did you visit? Never left the USA but I traveled far and wide in my dreams.
6. What would you like to have in 2009 that you lacked in 2008? ONE JOB!!
7. What date from 2008 will remain etched upon your memory, and why. My birthday vacation to see Steph. I saw history being made with the election of Obama.
8. What was your biggest achievement of the year? I don’t feel I achieved a lot this year.I got my student loan paid off.
9. What was your biggest failure this year? Not knowing what I achieved; self-doubt; feeling inadequate; forgetting who I am.
10. Did you suffer illness or injury? Only my pride was wounded.
11. What was the best thing you bought? Breaks and tires
12. Whose behavior merited celebration? The little people who everyday do the right thing no matter how hard it is just because it is the right thing to do.
13. Whose behavior made you appalled and depressed? Where can I start AIG, FORD, GM, Bush, etc.
14. Where did most of your money go? Car payment, house payment.
15. What did you get really, really, really excited about? Did I tell you I got to go to Florida to see Steph for my birthday?
16. What song will always remind you of 2008? Heck I don't have a clue.
17. Compared to this time last year, are you:
i. Happier or sadder? Got a big old case of the blues
ii. Thinner or fatter? Fatter.
iii .richer or poorer? Poorer
18. What do you wish you'd done more? Hanging out with friends, traveling, exercising.
19. What do you wish you'd done less of? Working.
20. How will you be spending Christmas? Here in Nashville with my family.
21. Did you fall in love in 2008? You know I thought I had but then I pulled my head out of my ass and realized it wasn’t love at all but gas.
22. How many one-night stands? 2 or 3 .
23. What was your favorite TV program? TV? I like CSI, NCIS, How I Met Your Mother
24. Do you hate anyone now that you didn't hate this time last year? I don't hate people but I sure as heck don't really like a few people anymore.
25. What was the best book you read? Nothing really rocked me this year.
26. What was your greatest musical discovery? That band that sings that sing about that thing . Does Neil Patrick Harris have a band yet?
27. What did you want and get? The greatest friends in the world. I am so blessed with a great group friends whom I would not trade for the world. Ok maybe one of I would trade but only for the cash.
28. What was your favorite film of this year? I can’t remember what I saw
29. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you? I was 38. On my birthday I went to dinner with my family. For my birthday Libby gave me a cooking class at Viking and if I have not told Steph flew me to Florida for my birthday!!!
30. What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying? Staying true to who I am.
31. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2008? Are shoulder pads still in style?
32. What kept you sane? At this point I am not sure I am still sane. I feel like I have slipped off and really lost part of who I am.
33. Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most? I am over them.
34. What political issue stirred you the most? The War, Gun Control, Equal Human Rights, THE 2008 PRESIDENTAL ELECTION
35. Who did you miss this year? Jonathan and myself.
36. Who was the best new person you met? I really got a chance to meet and talk with T while I was in Florida. I honestly like that guy.
37. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2008:Sometimes life just freakin sucks.
38. Quote a song lyric that sums up your year: “We Shall Over Come”