Monday, December 28, 2009

2009 wrap-up

Year-end wrap-up survey!

1) Where did you begin 2009?
@ Jason’s apt – he was sick. :(

2) What did you do for Valentine's Day?
Jason took me to Martini’s + IMAX @ Fernbank the Friday before and then cooked dinner @ my house on the actual day.

3) Were you in school anytime this year?

4) How did you earn your money?
The same way I earned it last year - toiling for the Cheese!

5) Did you have to go to the hospital or doctor?
No to the hospital, yes to doctor visits.

6) Did you have any encounters with the police?
Other than saying “thank you” to the ones who direct traffic at Philips, no.

7) Would you relive 2009 over and over again?
No, I’m looking forward to 2010.

8) What did you purchase that was over $1000?

9) Did you know anybody who got married?
Lisa + Sosh

10) Did you know anybody who passed away?
Some friends’ family members.

11) Did you know anyone who had a baby?

12) Did you move anywhere?

13) What concerts/shows did you go to?
Hall + Oates, Pete Yorn, Blondie/Pat Benatar, Metallica

14) What new restaurants did you visit?
I knew writing down almost everything I do in a calendar would come in handy for something! 15 South Enoteca (Sarasota), American Roadhouse, Capozzi’s, CRAFT, Dolce, Dry Dock Waterfront Grill (Longboat Key), Horseradish Grill, Houston’s, Las Brasas, Riverfront Pizza (Ft. Lauderdale), Verde, The Vortex, Woodfire Grill

15) Do you still have the same job as you did in 2008?
Sho do

16) What was your favorite movie that you saw in 2009?
@ the theatre: “Taken”, “A Perfect Getaway” (both good and suspenseful), “17 Again” was surprisingly enjoyable. on video: “Youngblood”, “Terminator 2”

17) Where do you live now?

18) Describe your birthday.
Saturday - Met some friends for dinner @ Neighbor’s and then went to Metalsome. Sunday – birthday lunch with mom and dad @ Red Lobster.

19) What's one thing you thought you'd never do but did in 2009?
Join a gym!

20) What has been your favorite moment?
Too many good ones to list!

21) What's something you learned about yourself?
I have a real knack for naming fictitious sandwiches.

22) Any new additions to your family?

23) What was your best month?
April was fantastic!

24) Were you in a relationship this year?
Sho was!

25) What music will you remember 2009 by?
Ha! Probably Taylor Swift’s “Love Story” and “You Belong With Me”. I don’t listen to much current music, but I love me some T-Swift! Also, Lady Gaga’s “Just Dance” and “Poker Face” were very groovy. Oh and this mash up of Kings of Leon’s “Use Somebody” and The Four Tops’ “Same Old Song” I heard on the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show on CBS. Awesome.

26) Favorite new website you discovered this year?
Friends’ blogs and (thanks to Maggie)

27) New friend?
I think I've made a couple =o)

28) Favorite Night out?
Several – the night we met Maggie and Allen out at Moe’s n’ Joe’s and then went to Metalsome back in April was so much fun, dinner/Cirque du Soliel Kooza w/ everyone back in February, the night me, Jason and mom snuck onto the CW property to check out our new apts (LOL), and basically any evening of bowling, ice skating, the Village Theatre, a hockey game or a fun dinner!

29) How many books did you read this year and which was your favorite/least favorite?
24. I was sure it would be more, but apparently I took 4 months off from reading! What a slack ass.

Eye Contact by Cammie McGovern
Firefly Lane by Kristin Hannah
The Longest Trip Home: A Memoir by John Grogan
Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

Least Fave(s):
I Was Told There’d Be Cake by Sloane Crosley. This book of essays was one malodorous whine-festival. I couldn’t even finish it.

30) Do you think 2010 will be better or worse?
Better – let the fun begin in 2010!

1 comment :

  1. You are a dang marvel coming up with this year end survey! But you did leave my birthday dinner off the list -- Cabberas. I enjoyed that dinner very much! Maybe it didn't make the calendar as you were traveling. Ha!HA!HA!


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