27 December 2006

Year end round up meme

I found this meme over at Sundry Mourning

1. What did you do in 2006 that you’d never done before? Went to BlogHer, broke up a dogfight, lived by myself for a year
2. Did you keep your new year’s resolutions, and will you make more for next year? No and yes. Eternally hopeful, I suppose. I keep swearing to quit swearing.
3. Did anyone close to you give birth? Stephanie, Sarah and about 5,000 mommybloggers
4. Did anyone close to you die? Fucking Troy. He was more close to Mr Stapler than me, but still...ouch
5. What countries did you visit? How about counties? Do they count?
6. What would you like to have in 2007 that you lacked in 2006? Hot crazy sex
7. What dates from 2006 will remain etched upon your memory, and why? Etched on my memory is kind of a big order.
8. What was your biggest achievement of the year? Being happy by myself
9. What was your biggest failure? Letting myself get further out of shape
10. Did you suffer illness or injury? 2 nasty colds back to back
11. What was the best thing you bought? New brakes
12. Whose behavior merited celebration? David Eckstein
13. Whose behavior made you appalled and depressed? President Bush. Mel Gibson
14. Where did most of your money go? Fucking rent
15. What did you get really, really, really excited about? Do I have to keep saying Blogher?
16. What song will always remind you of 2006? It's Hard Out Here for a Pimp.
17. Compared to this time last year, are you:
a) happier or sadder? 
b) thinner or fatter? 
c) richer or poorer? Happier, fatter, poorer. I gotta work on those last 2
18. What do you wish you’d done more of? See question 6
19. What do you wish you’d done less of? Sitting on my fat ass in a cubicle
20. How will you be spending Christmas? Too late! But it was fun
21. Did you fall in love in 2006? With Kelly the new dog
22. How many one-night stands? That idea is way past its time
23. What was your favorite TV program? Top Chef - which is the ONLY TV show I watched
24. Do you hate anyone now that you didn’t hate this time last year? Don't be a hater
25. What was the best book you read? My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell
26. What was your greatest musical discovery? There really wasn't one because I never listen to music, oddly enough
27. What did you want and get? Peace and quiet
28. What did you want and not get? Question 6, question 6
29. What was your favorite film of this year? Stranger than Fiction
30. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you? I worked and Mr Stapler took me to dinner at a place that was supposed to be great - the Sidecar Cafe - but which failed miserably. 45
31. What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying? Would you please just go to question 6 and shut up?
32. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2006? Baggy and nondescript
33. What kept you sane? Walking my dog
34. Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most? Craig Ferguson
35. What political issue stirred you the most? U.S human rights violations, including torture and incommunicado detention
36. Who did you miss? My sister Laura
37. Who was the best new person you met? CC
38. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2006. The world deserves to know the real you
39. Quote a song lyric that sums up your year. Well, how did I get here?


Mocha said...

I hate to point this out to you, but you were happier and you gained weight and were poorer! What's up with that? The only reason I mention it is because I've been there. I keep thinking that being thinner and richer will make me happier, but that's so not true.

Also, EVERYONE wants number 6. EVERYONE.

wordgirl said...

Yeah...Number 6. I had it the other night. And GW Bush? He depresses me every day.

Anonymous said...

#33 works for me as well! As a matter of fact they seem to be getting longer.

Wild about Doll Houses

Suzanne said...

Yes, more number 6 is always good. My own fault, mostly - I just need to be able to stay awake so that there is a chance it might happen. Why am I so damn tired?)

And I'm with Mocha on the richer and thinner thing.

Mignon said...

Your lack of #6 just means (to me) you're not remembering your dreams well enough. Work on that, and #6 becomes suddenly blah-zay (sorry, can't do the accent mark).

Last night I totally did it with Merlin Olsen! In his overalls!

meno said...

Here's to a fatter, poorer, happier New Year, with hot sex.

Kristin said...

I like number 38... and I also suffer from #9.

Mr Stapler said...

Memo to Ms. Stapler: Troy died 10-01-05. Sadly. Very sadly. Especially for you lovely ladies out there. Actually, thinking of him makes me happy, especially the way he mispronounced the word "liability." Seemingly, when he said it, it had 5 L's in it.

jess said...

Totally stealing this meme from you.

I get #6. Sorry.

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