2006 Year End Summary - Memes

  1. This is from one of my friend's entries on livejournal. It's basically a list of questionaires that concerns what happened to you in 2006 and a bit of 2007. I think it'll be cool if the lovely members here can also do his/her own memes. I'm going to post the questionaires below ... I guess I'll start. To do your own meme, simply omit my answers and replace with yours.

    Let's do this, people! It'll be fun!!:yes:

    1.What did you do in 2006 that you'd never done before?
    I finally became financially responsible, and stood up to my SO for a change.

    2. Did you keep your new years' resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
    I didn't take any since I know I would end up breaking them anyway ... and none for 2007 since I don't want to jinx myself

    3. Did anyone close to you give birth?
    No.

    4. Did anyone close to you die?
    No. *knocks on wood*

    5. What countries did you visit?
    Singapore, Hongkong. That's it. I wish I could've gone to more places, but 10 days a year and the fact that I have an SO who is in Asia did NOT help.

    6. What would you like to have in 2007 that you lacked in 2006?
    Happiness and success

    7. What date from 2006 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?
    Crap, I cannot remember the date that I got engaged?!!!

    8. What was your biggest achievement of the year?
    I'm finally out of debt after 9 years without any help from anyone or agencies - yeah, I'm feeling pretty good about that

    9. What was your biggest failure?
    Not having been able to get into the consulting industry

    10. Did you suffer illness or injury?
    That old ankle injury from a snowboarding accident, the doctor said it'll never full heal.

    11. What was the best thing you bought?
    A ... bag.:sweatdrop:

    12. Whose behaviour merited celebration?
    My SO. We got engaged, 'nuff said.

    13. Whose behaviour made you appalled and depressed?
    My Mom.

    14. Where did most of your money go?
    Hermes *sigh*

    15. What did you get really, really, really excited about?
    Eh ... the fact that I am starting to go back to my old, cynical, non-girlie, dark, brooding self? I think I lost myself somewhere when I started dating my SO, never liked being the stereotypical "girl".

    16. What song will always remind you of 2006?
    No idea ... I never paid attention to music for that purpose.

    17. Compared to this time last year, are you:
    i. happier or sadder? Sadder.
    ii. thinner or fatter? Fatter *sigh*.
    iii. richer or poorer? Definitely richer.

    18. What do you wish you'd done more of?
    Taking care of myself

    19. What do you wish you'd done less of?
    Stressing over how to please other people

    20. How did you spend Christmas?
    Las Vegas with my family and my cousin.

    22. Did you fall in love in 2006?
    That happened in 2003.

    23. How many one-night stands?
    None.

    24. What was your favorite TV program?
    Heroes.

    25. Do you hate anyone now that you didn't hate this time last year?
    I don't hate people, I just dislike them.

    26. What was the best book you read?
    f*ck ... I am drawing a blank. I didn't read a single book this year?!:confused1: That's unlike me ... but I'm drawing a bloody blank ...

    27. What was your greatest musical discovery?
    Nine Inch Nails.

    28. What did you want and get?
    Happiness and success ... got neither this year

    30. What was your favorite film of this year?
    Saw III

    31. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?
    I spent time with my family, got yelled at ... I'm almost at another decade mark.

    32. What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
    Getting into consulting ... All right, I'm starting to feel like a serious failure here...

    33. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2006?
    I'm starting to drift toward black ... and I think I'm actually going punk and goth now.

    34. What kept you sane?
    Me.

    35. Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?
    I don't care much for celebrities, socialites, or public figures, they've overrated. So none.

    36. What political issue stirred you the most?
    I stopped paying attention to politics earlier this year, it just pisses me off.

    37. Who did you miss?
    I really don't know.

    38. Who was the best new person you met?
    I don't know about that one either.

    39. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2006:
    You can never rely on anyone but yourself, only you will come through for yourself.

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

    [SIZE=-1]I tried to be someone else
    But nothing seemed to change
    I know now, this is who I really am inside
    Finally found myself
    Fighting for a chance
    I know now, this is who I really am[/SIZE]
     
  2. Nobody wants to share? :sweatdrop:

    Now I'm feeling quite embarrassed for having posted my response ... eh ..
     
  3. 1.What did you do in 2006 that you'd never done before?
    Spent crazy amounts of money on Bags!!! :love:

    2. Did you keep your new years' resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
    I didn't keep to my resloutions... but for 2007 - I will stick to my guns for sure!

    3. Did anyone close to you give birth?
    Yes

    4. Did anyone close to you die?
    No not this year thankfully!

    5. What countries did you visit?
    None this year... but 2007... woop woop its ON!!

    6. What would you like to have in 2007 that you lacked in 2006?
    Be HAPPY and THANKFUL :supacool:

    7. What date from 2006 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?
    The Fort Minor Concert, March 7 - 'coz I met Mike Shinoda! :love:

    8. What was your biggest achievement of the year?


    9. What was your biggest failure?
    Not being able to get over the past.:sad:

    10. Did you suffer illness or injury?
    Nope

    11. What was the best thing you bought?
    All my B-Bags! esp. Turq 05 First

    12. Whose behaviour merited celebration?
    My BFF - finally getting her life together!

    13. Whose behaviour made you appalled and depressed?
    My own :shame:

    14. Where did most of your money go?
    To Balenciaga and Customs! :roflmfao:

    15. What did you get really, really, really excited about?
    Getting an email from my friend in Canada asking me to be a bridemaid in her Wedding!!!

    16. What song will always remind you of 2006?
    "Where'd you go" - Fort Minor

    17. Compared to this time last year, are you:
    i. happier or sadder? Sadder.
    ii. thinner or fatter? Fatter *sigh*.
    iii. richer or poorer? poorer

    18. What do you wish you'd done more of?
    Family stuff

    19. What do you wish you'd done less of?
    Thinking about the past

    20. How did you spend Christmas?
    :push: pass LOL

    22. Did you fall in love in 2006?
    no :sad:

    23. How many one-night stands?
    None.

    24. What was your favorite TV program?
    Prison Break

    25. Do you hate anyone now that you didn't hate this time last year?
    yes - hmmm yeah hate is strong word, aye?

    26. What was the best book you read?
    Charlottes Web - I make sure I read that at least once a year! hehehe

    27. What was your greatest musical discovery?
    hmmm.... too many to name...

    28. What did you want and get?
    A REAL Balenciaga Bag and yup got 5 or 6 now!!! HAHAHA

    30. What was your favorite film of this year?
    hmmm... cant think of one right now...

    31. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?
    Went and stayed at a fancy Hotel with the girls and I turned 25

    32. What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
    ekekekekek... ummm, telling ppl what I really thought instead of running around the mulberry bush.

    33. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2006?
    I'm like a messed up wanna be skate/punk kid

    34. What kept you sane?
    THE FORUM

    35. Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?
    Wentworth Miller

    36. What political issue stirred you the most?
    Don Brashs' affair (NZ)

    37. Who did you miss?
    My friend, Manisha - shes gone to the UK for her OE.

    38. Who was the best new person you met?
    my FORUM friends

    39. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2006:
    The road is long but you'll come out on the other side eventually!

    40. Quote a song lyric that sums up your year.
    [SIZE=-1]The lyrics from "Welcome to my life" - simple plan[/SIZE]
     
  4. 1.What did you do in 2006 that you'd never done before?
    I went snowboarding for the first time in my life and it hurt like a mother! I did end up having fun, though.

    2. Did you keep your new years' resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
    Not at all. I vowed to give up coffee and drink only green tea. That lasted about a week before I started swilling down the double lattes again.

    3. Did anyone close to you give birth?
    No.

    4. Did anyone close to you die?
    No, and I hope no one does in the near future, either.

    5. What countries did you visit?
    None. :crybaby: We got married and bought a house late 2005, so we're still feeling a bit of a financial pinch.

    6. What would you like to have in 2007 that you lacked in 2006?
    Security in home and job, our belated honeymoon, and less stress.

    7. What date from 2006 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?
    Unfortunately, nothing really stood out for me this year.

    8. What was your biggest achievement of the year?
    Finally realizing that I needed to get a hold of my finances, and at work, that I didn't have to work 18 hours a day; my happiness and personal life are far more important.

    9. What was your biggest failure?
    Planning. I am a terrible planner, and an excellent procrastinator, which eventually means that I need to work harder.

    10. Did you suffer illness or injury?
    I twisted my ankle three times, and was bitten by a tick.

    11. What was the best thing you bought?
    My LV silver Graffiti pochette and Denim Baggy PM!

    12. Whose behaviour merited celebration?
    My Sister, who finally realized that forcing my niece to become a miniature version of her was an impossible endeavor.

    13. Whose behaviour made you appalled and depressed?
    My father and mother, who refuse to acknowledge that my older brother needs serious psychological help.

    14. Where did most of your money go?
    I'm still trying to figure that one out. :hysteric:

    15. What did you get really, really, really excited about?
    Nothing, which makes me sad. This year kind of sucked. :sad:

    16. What song will always remind you of 2006?
    Fake Tales of San Francisco by Arctic Monkeys

    17. Compared to this time last year, are you:
    i. happier or sadder? sadder
    ii. thinner or fatter? I think the same, but I could be in denial.
    iii. richer or poorer? Poorer, thus, the reason for i.

    18. What do you wish you'd done more of?
    Traveling. I need to escape at least once a year, otherwise I get depressed.

    19. What do you wish you'd done less of?
    Shopping for clothes that I didn't need.

    20. How did you spend Christmas?
    With my family, which was actually fun.

    22. Did you fall in love in 2006?
    I fell in love in 2000, and am still in love with the same person in 2006.

    23. How many one-night stands?
    Hey, I'm married! None, of course!

    24. What was your favorite TV program?
    It's a toss up between The Sopranos and Lost.

    25. Do you hate anyone now that you didn't hate this time last year?
    No, my dislikes tend to stay the same.

    26. What was the best book you read?
    A book of short stories called Dublin Noir, loved it!

    27. What was your greatest musical discovery?
    Arctic Monkeys!

    28. What did you want and get?
    A Honeymoon with my DH and understanding with my parents; neither happened.

    30. What was your favorite film of this year?
    Borat: Cultural Learning of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan

    31. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?
    We went out for dinner and drinks with friends; I turned the BIG 36 this year, which is strange because I still feel like I am 26.

    32. What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
    Going on a honeymoon; actually,going on any trip outside of the state would have been satisfying.

    33. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2006?
    Mature hipster?

    34. What kept you sane?
    My sense of humor.

    35. Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?
    The same ones I always fancy.

    36. What political issue stirred you the most?
    I have my politics, but this is the one forum in which I want to keep politics off the board. Suffice it to say that I am not happy with the current administration.

    37. Who did you miss?
    My friends, whom I rarely get to see anymore because everyone is so busy.

    38. Who was the best new person you met?
    Most of my students.

    39. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2006:
    Always trust your gut instinct, even when others try to persuade you to do otherwise.

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

    "Well you and i
    Collapsed in love
    And it looks like we might have made it
    Yes, it looks like weve made it to the end"
    ~ To the End by Blur
    [SIZE=-1]
    [/SIZE]
     
  5. 1.What did you do in 2006 that you'd never done before?
    Gambled in Las Vegas!

    2. Did you keep your new years' resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
    Ugh I forget next years... yes I will make more for 2007.

    3. Did anyone close to you give birth?
    No.

    4. Did anyone close to you die?
    An aquaintance.

    5. What countries did you visit?
    None besides the one I live in.

    6. What would you like to have in 2007 that you lacked in 2006?
    Financial control! :shame:

    7. What date from 2006 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?
    Oi, the day I found out I was going to be an RA.

    8. What was your biggest achievement of the year?
    Becoming an RA, getting an A in lit class.

    9. What was your biggest failure?
    My C+ in italian.

    10. Did you suffer illness or injury?
    Nope.

    11. What was the best thing you bought?
    My damier speedy!

    12. Whose behaviour merited celebration?
    My friend Tiff, for being there for me.

    13. Whose behaviour made you appalled and depressed?
    My uncle's.

    14. Where did most of your money go?
    Savings and.. purses/clothes.

    15. What did you get really, really, really excited about?
    Hmm... all of my vacations and finally being a senior in college.

    16. What song will always remind you of 2006?
    Chasing Cars by Snow Patrol.

    17. Compared to this time last year, are you:
    i. happier or sadder? Sadder.
    ii. thinner or fatter? Fatter. Darn dining hall.
    iii. richer or poorer? Richer.

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

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

    20. How did you spend Christmas?
    Dad's parents house in San Francisco with family.

    22. Did you fall in love in 2006?
    Happened in 2002.

    23. How many one-night stands?
    0.

    24. What was your favorite TV program?
    Grey's Anatomy.

    25. Do you hate anyone now that you didn't hate this time last year?
    I hate everyone equally? Har.

    26. What was the best book you read?
    Everything I read by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

    27. What was your greatest musical discovery?
    Panic!At The Disco.

    28. What did you want and get?
    Success in school.

    30. What was your favorite film of this year?
    HAPPY FEET!

    31. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?
    I slept in, got a pedicure, went to lunch/dinner with family and turned 22.

    32. What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
    Going on more vacations? ;)

    33. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2006?
    I'm trying to dress like a soon to be graduated college student, but the fun clothes with skulls and swallows are just too me.

    34. What kept you sane?
    My chinchyillas.

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

    36. What political issue stirred you the most?
    Lol no comment?

    37. Who did you miss?
    My Grandpa's voice.

    38. Who was the best new person you met?
    Tony.

    39. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2006:
    Live one day at a time.

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

    When somethings pure
    How can people just say
    We're not meant to be
    And when somethings true
    How can people just
    Keep me away from you
     
  6. 1.What did you do in 2006 that you'd never done before?
    HMM..I spent an entire year without stepping foot in California! :sad:

    2. Did you keep your new years' resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
    Yes. I had a healthy baby this year. And I will be making alot more resolutions for this upcoming year. *Fingers crossed*

    3. Did anyone close to you give birth?
    I did! Does that count?!

    4. Did anyone close to you die?
    Someone I was close to my JR year of HS died in a car accident.

    5. What countries did you visit?
    Just stayed in good old Texas.

    6. What would you like to have in 2007 that you lacked in 2006?
    NO MORE ANXIETY!! More sleep!!

    7. What date from 2006 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?
    03.30.06 <---(My son's birth)

    8. What was your biggest achievement of the year?
    Definently having my 2nd baby while the other one was still a baby.

    9. What was your biggest failure?
    There's been a few...definently taking sides when it comes to my parents.

    10. Did you suffer illness or injury?
    I just gave birth and the only illness I really suffered from was my post partum anxiety that seems to not have left!

    11. What was the best thing you bought?
    My LV mono Speedy 30..yay!!!

    12. Whose behaviour merited celebration?
    My DH. He became way more understanding.

    13. Whose behaviour made you appalled and depressed?
    Definently both my parents. Especially my dad who thinks its ok to make his daughters choose sides and turn against their own mother. *augh*

    14. Where did most of your money go?
    Ipod..Laptop..School...LV... a $300 power wheels car for my 2 year old who ended up playing with his baby brothers' toys more..

    15. What did you get really, really, really excited about?
    Getting my first LV bag!! (and my baby's birth too...)

    16. What song will always remind you of 2006?
    Fergilicious. Just because my sister is ALWAYS singing it.

    17. Compared to this time last year, are you:
    i. happier or sadder? Both.
    ii. thinner or fatter? Fatter. 2 kids. augh.
    iii. richer or poorer? richer. but still not too much in savings. so poorer too.

    18. What do you wish you'd done more of?
    Took more time for myself and not stressed myself out.

    19. What do you wish you'd done less of?
    Ate out so much!

    20. How did you spend Christmas?
    Family and then in-laws. Good times.

    22. Did you fall in love in 2006?
    I fell in love with my newest baby. But i've been in love since 2003.

    23. How many one-night stands?
    Now? None. :smile: Im married so that's out of the question. lol...

    24. What was your favorite TV program?
    Desperate Housewives.American Idol.Wife Swap.20/20.Oprah.Tyra Banks.True Life. Dancing with the Stars.(I have so many!!)

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

    26. What was the best book you read?
    A modern girls guide to Life.

    27. What was your greatest musical discovery?
    Jet. I loooooooooooove Jet.

    28. What did you want and get?
    My first LV bag.

    30. What was your favorite film of this year?
    Walk the Line. (I was a little late...)

    31. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?
    Dinner and a movie. I turned 20.

    32. What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
    Being waaaaaaaaaaay less anxious and being back home in Southern California.

    33. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2006?
    Cute young mom.

    34. What kept you sane?
    Daydreaming. Seriously. I will just stare out into space when i'm bored or sad and just dream about my life in the future with my family. :smile:

    35. Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?
    It USE to be Britney Spears but that has since changed. So now it's Tyra Banks.

    36. What political issue stirred you the most?
    Im VERY conservative (I was raised in a non denomination church with strong "morals" and stuff) but I dont want to start any debates. I am so open to all kinds of things if people just tell me about it respectfully and nicely. :smile:

    37. Who did you miss?
    All my friends in SoCal...I love you guys!!!

    38. Who was the best new person you met?
    hmmm..my live in nanny that my parents hired for me. She is a BIG help!!

    39. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2006:
    Life is too short. Enjoye it!!

    40. Quote a song lyric that sums up your year.
    hmmm..i am so sleepy that i cant think straight!! :smile:
     
  7. 1.What did you do in 2006 that you'd never done before?
    Get pregnant, lol

    2. Did you keep your new years' resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
    I didn't make one last year, but I am definitely making one this year!!

    3. Did anyone close to you give birth?
    Nah...

    4. Did anyone close to you die?
    Nope

    5. What countries did you visit?
    Germany...America. That's it!

    6. What would you like to have in 2007 that you lacked in 2006?
    IDK...a million $$$? :smile: No idea. I had happiness in 2006...so, IDK!

    7. What date from 2006 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?
    April 4...the day that I left America to come to Germany

    8. What was your biggest achievement of the year?
    Going back to school!

    9. What was your biggest failure?
    IDK, don't think I really failed at anything :smile:

    10. Did you suffer illness or injury?
    A cold from hell that's not going away!!

    11. What was the best thing you bought?
    My Speedy 30! Jan 1. 2006!! :biggrin:

    12. Whose behaviour merited celebration?
    Huh?

    13. Whose behaviour made you appalled and depressed?
    Nobody's

    14. Where did most of your money go?
    Car and paying off the rest of my student loans from the US. Ugh!

    15. What did you get really, really, really excited about?
    Finding out that we were having a baby!!

    16. What song will always remind you of 2006?
    IDK, I hate questions that ask about songs

    17. Compared to this time last year, are you:
    i. happier or sadder? Happier
    ii. thinner or fatter? Fatter :crybaby:
    iii. richer or poorer? Same?

    18. What do you wish you'd done more of?
    Spend more time with my dad

    19. What do you wish you'd done less of?
    Being a ***** :sad:

    20. How did you spend Christmas?
    With my family here in Germany

    22. Did you fall in love in 2006?
    No

    23. How many one-night stands?
    None

    24. What was your favorite TV program?
    Desperate Housewives

    25. Do you hate anyone now that you didn't hate this time last year?
    I don't hate...

    26. What was the best book you read?
    Jeez...I have no idea!

    27. What was your greatest musical discovery?
    Didn't discover anybody new!

    28. What did you want and get?
    Speedy 30

    30. What was your favorite film of this year?
    Devil Wears Prada

    31. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?
    Had a BBQ and got stuck at a bank with a bunch of money :sad: Long story!

    32. What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
    I'm pretty satisfied with how this year was :smile:

    33. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2006?
    I'm a "Whatever I have in the closet that fits and is comfortable" kind of girl!

    34. What kept you sane?
    Baby!

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

    36. What political issue stirred you the most?
    IDK...God, I'm boring

    37. Who did you miss?
    Dad

    38. Who was the best new person you met?
    Monica and Yanitsa :heart:

    39. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2006:
    Life goes on..

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

    ...no :smile:
     
  8. 1.What did you do in 2006 that you'd never done before?
    traveled business class on my first international trip!

    2. Did you keep your new years' resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
    for the most part...my resolution was to love myself just a little bit more by the end of the year. and i do. and i figure once i love myself enough, the weight will come off.

    3. Did anyone close to you give birth?
    nope.

    4. Did anyone close to you die?
    yes. my grandmother. :crybaby:

    5. What countries did you visit?
    england.

    6. What would you like to have in 2007 that you lacked in 2006?
    an ability to take life as it comes and not allow myself to get caught up into situations beyond my control.

    7. What date from 2006 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?
    july 19 (4:33pm)...the moment i finally walked out on doug after i let him hit me for the last time. i called my mom as i was walking out the door and told her i needed to come home...

    8. What was your biggest achievement of the year?
    dean's list! finally! i was always just missing it!

    9. What was your biggest failure?
    quoteth bono: " there is no failure here sweetheart/ just when you quit...".
    no failures because i am still here and still trying very hard.

    10. Did you suffer illness or injury?
    indeed. ended up in the er a few times.

    11. What was the best thing you bought?
    my new ipod, which is permanently attached to me now. and my coach carryall. :p

    12. Whose behaviour merited celebration?
    my best friend emily's...for reasons i won't go into, but i am so terribly proud of her.

    13. Whose behaviour made you appalled and depressed?
    diane's (ex's mom). i have no doubt her and her son will rot in hell.

    14. Where did most of your money go?
    coach...

    15. What did you get really, really, really excited about?
    the first time i tried on a dress at the store and realized, damn, i look good! for whatever reason, it was the first time i ever felt that good about myself.

    16. What song will always remind you of 2006?
    "dirty little secret"- all american rejects...don't ask.

    17. Compared to this time last year, are you:
    i. happier or sadder? i am a million times happier, you have no idea.
    ii. thinner or fatter? hmm. probably about the same.
    iii. richer or poorer? poorer! (see 14)

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

    19. What do you wish you'd done less of?
    worrying about what other people think of me.

    20. How did you spend Christmas?
    here at home.

    22. Did you fall in love in 2006?
    nah. fell OUT of love...

    23. How many one-night stands?
    zero.

    24. What was your favorite TV program?
    project runway!!!

    25. Do you hate anyone now that you didn't hate this time last year?
    doug, you stupid s.o.b...:cursing:

    26. What was the best book you read?
    "blue like jazz".

    27. What was your greatest musical discovery?
    death cab for cutie. mute math. manic street preachers.

    28. What did you want and get?
    i wanted to know that i am worth something. and i finally know that.

    30. What was your favorite film of this year?
    devil wears prada. (wait, was that this year?)

    31. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?
    it was my 21st. so i don't remember much of it!

    32. What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
    tPF!

    33. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2006?
    girly goth with some prep? go figure that one out.

    34. What kept you sane?
    my best friend emily.

    35. Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?
    none, really. though i thank paris for her wonderful ability to make me laugh.

    36. What political issue stirred you the most?
    oh, the usual...

    37. Who did you miss?
    my grandma. :crybaby:

    38. Who was the best new person you met?
    daniel.

    39. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2006:
    life is too freaking short.

    40. Quote a song lyric that sums up your year.
    i dont know anymore
    what its for
    i'm not even sure
    if there is anyone who is in the sun
    will you help me to understand
    cause i been caught in between all i wish for and all i need
    maybe youre not even sure what its for
    any more than me
     
  9. 1.What did you do in 2006 that you'd never done before?
    I really started to get ahead financially and started making time for myself.

    2. Did you keep your new years' resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
    I don't remember the resolutions that I made -- they were a year ago! Tee hee.

    3. Did anyone close to you give birth?
    Yes. My very good friend had twin girls in May.

    4. Did anyone close to you die?
    No. Although my other good friend had 2 miscarriages which were very hard on her.

    5. What countries did you visit?
    Seoul, South Korea. Otherwise I stayed in the US the whole year.

    6. What would you like to have in 2007 that you lacked in 2006?
    More money, less debt and a place to call my own. I'm tired of renting.

    7. What date from 2006 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?
    I always remember Christmas, it's when I spend time with my family.

    8. What was your biggest achievement of the year?
    Paying off a large amount of money, getting ahead.

    9. What was your biggest failure?
    Not paying off more!

    10. Did you suffer illness or injury?
    I have trouble with arthritis, but I manage to keep it at bay with special supplements.

    11. What was the best thing you bought?
    Living room furniture! A chocolate brown ultrasuede sectional and a Noguchi coffee table.

    12. Whose behaviour merited celebration?
    Mine and hubby's. We did a great deal with our money this year.

    13. Whose behaviour made you appalled and depressed?
    Hubby. He's obsessing about paying off all our debt and it's getting out of hand.

    14. Where did most of your money go?
    Debt. But once it's gone, it's gone and then there's money for other things.

    15. What did you get really, really, really excited about?
    Getting ahead and doing the things I want.

    16. What song will always remind you of 2006?
    KT Tunstall, "Suddenly I See"

    17. Compared to this time last year, are you:
    i. happier or sadder? Definitely happier.
    ii. thinner or fatter? Fatter, oh well.
    iii. richer or poorer? Definitely richer.

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

    19. What do you wish you'd done less of?
    Stressing out over money.

    20. How did you spend Christmas?
    Michigan with my parents.

    22. Did you fall in love in 2006?
    No, but that's OK, I have hubby.

    23. How many one-night stands?
    None.

    24. What was your favorite TV program?
    Desperate Housewives, Ugly Betty, CSI.

    25. Do you hate anyone now that you didn't hate this time last year?
    No, hate takes too much energy.

    26. What was the best book you read?
    I read a lot of great books this year. Andrew Weil, a Millionaire book, Martha Stewart, etc.

    27. What was your greatest musical discovery?
    Nobody very new, I also love NIN and KT Tunstall is good too. I have a wide variety of musical taste.

    28. What did you want and get?
    I wanted some gadgets. I got a new digital camera which I love and I got some new clothes. January 1 I will be cleaning out my closet!

    30. What was your favorite film of this year?
    Devil Wears Prada

    31. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?
    I went out with hubby, it was pretty low key. I turned 38.

    32. What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
    Having no debt. Buying a condo so we don't have to rent any more. Hmm, I'm seeing a pattern here.

    33. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2006?
    I'm trying to look a little more hip. I think I got too comfortable and I was starting to dress older than I am.

    34. What kept you sane?
    Job stability and a steady paycheck. And my husband.

    35. Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?
    I love Marcia Cross from DH, I think she's a great actress.

    36. What political issue stirred you the most?
    Women's issues in particular, it pisses me off that an old white male majority thinks they have the right to tell me what I can and can't do specifically with my health.

    37. Who did you miss?
    I miss my grandmothers, although they've both been gone for a while now.

    38. Who was the best new person you met?
    No one I can think of, although I treasure the people I already know.

    39. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2006:
    Keep yourself well and don't worry about what other people have. Chances are they are up to their eyeballs in debt and they look wealthier than they really are. The less debt you have the less stress you have.

    40. Quote a song lyric that sums up your year.
    The song "Suddenly I See" by KT Tunstall.
     
  10. 1.What did you do in 2006 that you'd never done before?
    Play the piano! I never knew how but my friend taught me some basics and I could actually pick out a couple of songs within a few hours.

    2. Did you keep your new years' resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
    Didn't make any and won't be making any.

    3. Did anyone close to you give birth?
    Yes, a really good friend from university days.

    4. Did anyone close to you die?
    A friend of mine died of heart complications. He was only 26. We were not very close but I did feel the loss for some time.

    5. What countries did you visit?
    None! It's sad.

    6. What would you like to have in 2007 that you lacked in 2006?
    Peace of mind and direction in life.

    7. What date from 2006 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?
    I'm horrible with dates of events unless they're birthdays. And nothing really life-changing has happened to me this year to etch the date in my mind.

    8. What was your biggest achievement of the year?
    Learning to deal with my parents a little better.

    9. What was your biggest failure?
    Lacking direction.

    10. Did you suffer illness or injury?
    Nothing major.

    11. What was the best thing you bought?
    Vintage amber pendant.

    12. Whose behaviour merited celebration?
    No one I can think of.

    13. Whose behaviour made you appalled and depressed?
    My Dad's.

    14. Where did most of your money go?
    Utilities and upkeeping my car :push:

    15. What did you get really, really, really excited about?
    Being able to play something on the piano.

    16. What song will always remind you of 2006?
    Kevin Kern piano pieces.

    17. Compared to this time last year, are you:
    i. happier or sadder? Happier but not by much.
    ii. thinner or fatter? The same.
    iii. richer or poorer? Poorer.

    18. What do you wish you'd done more of?
    Use my time better.

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

    20. How did you spend Christmas?
    With friends and my church family.

    22. Did you fall in love in 2006?
    Yep.

    23. How many one-night stands?
    Zero.

    24. What was your favorite TV program?
    Prison Break! House runs a close second.

    25. Do you hate anyone now that you didn't hate this time last year?
    I don't hate anyone.

    26. What was the best book you read?
    The Islam Debate.

    27. What was your greatest musical discovery?
    Casting Crowns.

    28. What did you want and get?
    To spend more one-on-one time with a certain guy.

    30. What was your favorite film of this year?
    Casino Royale!

    31. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?
    I went to church, spent time alone, then with my family and later with my friends. Exactly mid-20s.

    32. What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
    Getting out of my rut.

    33. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2006?
    Experimenting with more colours, including colours I never thought I'd ever wear like green.

    34. What kept you sane?
    God and my friends.

    35. Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?
    Dominic Purcell.

    36. What political issue stirred you the most?
    Freedom of speech and religion in my country.

    37. Who did you miss?
    Friends who are far from me.

    38. Who was the best new person you met?
    No one really stands out.

    39. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2006:
    This too shall pass.

    40. Quote a song lyric that sums up your year.
    I will choose to listen
    And believe the Voice of Truth
    (Voice of Truth, Casting Crowns)
     
  11. 1.What did you do in 2006 that you'd never done before?
    Fell in looove :love: Also started my dissertation.

    2. Did you keep your new years' resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
    My signature tells you that I'm big on new year's resolutions! I kept some and broke some last year, I came out about even.

    3. Did anyone close to you give birth?
    No.

    4. Did anyone close to you die?
    My step-grandfather.

    5. What countries did you visit?
    The good old US of A.

    6. What would you like to have in 2007 that you lacked in 2006?
    Financial security, a little more serenity in my life.

    7. What date from 2006 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?
    Well, July 18th is my boyfriend's birthday, it's etched upon my memory so that I won't forget upcoming ones!

    8. What was your biggest achievement of the year?
    I think that just getting through this year was an achievement, it was a tough one. I want to focus on not just getting by in the upcoming year.

    9. What was your biggest failure?
    Probably not making much headway on my diss or debt. Also putting on weight, about 15 pounds. I'm coming out of this year feeling a lot like a failure.

    10. Did you suffer illness or injury?
    Nope, thankfully!

    11. What was the best thing you bought?
    Oh gosh, I don't know. Probably the scarf I gave my mom for Christmas, it made her really happy.

    12. Whose behaviour merited celebration?
    My boyfriend has been unbelievable this year.

    13. Whose behaviour made you appalled and depressed?
    A couple of close friends that I fell out with this year, trying to make amends.

    14. Where did most of your money go?
    RENT! Then probably clothes and handbags :shame:

    15. What did you get really, really, really excited about?
    Barack Obama possibly running for president, my SO getting a job in the town where I am living, my mouse stam hobo!

    16. What song will always remind you of 2006?
    I decided that my grad school theme song was going to be Kansas's "Carry on my Wayward Son" this year. That song stikcs out!

    17. Compared to this time last year, are you:
    i. happier or sadder? Sadder, I've let too many things go, but hopeful.
    ii. thinner or fatter? Fatter, ugh.
    iii. richer or poorer? Umm, a little poorer I guess. How depressing!

    18. What do you wish you'd done more of?
    Working out, taking care of myself, cuddling with my kitty.

    19. What do you wish you'd done less of?
    WORRYING, impulse spending, eating junk food!

    20. How did you spend Christmas?
    Visiting relatives all around the midwest.

    22. Did you fall in love in 2006?
    Yes!!

    23. How many one-night stands?
    No, one of last year's resolutions was no more one night stands :nuts:

    24. What was your favorite TV program?
    Grey's Anatomy.

    25. Do you hate anyone now that you didn't hate this time last year?
    I don't hate anyone, but I can think of one person who hates me now!

    26. What was the best book you read?
    Oh gosh, I dunno. I do a lot of reading in grad school, I've sort of gotten out of thinking of books as good or bad, just necessary. I did read David Copperfield, liked that a lot.

    27. What was your greatest musical discovery?
    Umm, I don't know. I have bought so few CDs this year, just workout music for the ipod.

    28. What did you want and get?
    I wanted to stabilize my romantic life and did, it took a lot of work.

    30. What was your favorite film of this year?
    I haven't watched a ton of movies this year, but I didn't see anything I loved. Honestly, I don't think I have one.

    31. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?
    I celebrated a few times with family and friends, I am now the big 2-7.

    32. What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
    Being happy with myself - I would have tackled so much more I think if I could have stopped being so critical of myself and scared. But I worked really hard to make that better, I'm going into this year with a better attitude.

    33. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2006?
    Umm, pretty simple, I'm getting very good at knowing what will look good on me and what won't. I even got on my student evaluations this year "very well dressed"

    34. What kept you sane?
    Group therapy, my friends and family, my boyfriend, and occasionally my kitty! I'm lucky to have so many wonderful people in my life.

    35. Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?
    Barack Obama!

    36. What political issue stirred you the most?
    The Iraq war, but it stirs you in so many ways, it's so scary.

    37. Who did you miss?
    A few friends I've fallen out of touch with.

    38. Who was the best new person you met?
    The boyfriend of course.

    39. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2006:
    That you are not the only person with problems in the world! Everyone has tough things that they have to work through. Be there for them and they will be there for you. Be honest with yourself first and foremost and with others. Be happy to be alive.

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

    [SIZE=-1]Haha, Kansas of course!![/SIZE]

    Carry on my wayward son
    There'll be peace when you are done
    Lay your weary head to rest
    Don't you cry no more.
     
  12. 1.What did you do in 2006 that you'd never done before?
    Watched my local NFL team play in a SUPER BOWL ;)

    2. Did you keep your new years' resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
    I didn't really make any...I just try to live each day to my best and set new goals.

    3. Did anyone close to you give birth?
    Yes. A good friend of mine from hockey had her first child in Nov.

    4. Did anyone close to you die?
    No. *knocks on wood*

    5. What countries did you visit?
    I didn't get out of the States at ALL this year :sad: . I'm ready to go to Torino after watching the Olympics!

    6. What would you like to have in 2007 that you lacked in 2006?
    More travel and time with my brother's family.

    7. What date from 2006 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?
    October 25...the 1 year anniversary for my BF and me :heart:

    8. What was your biggest achievement of the year?
    Getting a new job that *finally* pays me what I deserve...and leaving the old ******** behind.

    9. What was your biggest failure?
    Not straightening up my 3rd bedroom.

    10. Did you suffer illness or injury?
    I had a horrible nasty cold for about 6 weeks in January. Hopefully a flu shot will help this winter 0 ?

    11. What was the best thing you bought?
    Other than bags, getting my back deck rebuilt into a 400 square foot party area.

    12. Whose behaviour merited celebration?
    My SO...we're deeply in love.

    13. Whose behaviour made you appalled and depressed?
    A former manager at work.

    14. Where did most of your money go?
    Home improvements.

    15. What did you get really, really, really excited about?
    Getting closer with my BF and his family, and our amazing trip to Florida earlier this month to celebrate his Mom's 70th.

    16. What song will always remind you of 2006?
    Nemesis...Number One in Heaven.

    17. Compared to this time last year, are you:
    i. happier or sadder? Happier
    ii. thinner or fatter? Fatter a lil' fatter
    iii. richer or poorer? Definitely richer.

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

    19. What do you wish you'd done less of?
    Watching hockey on TV...I should have been on the ICE more playing it.

    20. How did you spend Christmas?
    At home with family

    22. Did you fall in love in 2006?
    Oh yeah.

    23. How many one-night stands?
    None.

    24. What was your favorite TV program?
    Project Runway.

    25. Do you hate anyone now that you didn't hate this time last year?
    I don't hate people, I just dislike them.

    26. What was the best book you read?
    That's a toughie...<pass>

    27. What was your greatest musical discovery?
    PUrchasing my first iPod.

    28. What did you want and get?
    A new deck, stove and microwave...got 'em all.

    30. What was your favorite film of this year?
    Borat.

    31. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?
    I went to see Chicago with my BF. Turned 39!

    32. What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
    Entertained more in my home...more dinner parties and casual gatherings.

    33. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2006?
    Classic with a contemporary twist.

    34. What kept you sane?
    My BF.

    35. Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?
    Heidi Klum.

    36. What political issue stirred you the most?
    The continuing mideast conflict.

    37. Who did you miss?
    My grandfather who passed away in 2005. I still miss him.

    38. Who was the best new person you met?
    My BF's Mom and her SO.

    39. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2006:
    Love every moment and always take a deep breath before making a big decision.

    40. Quote a song lyric that sums up your year.
    I'm bringin' SexyBack :p
     
  13. 1.What did you do in 2006 that you'd never done before?
    Became a dual American / Canadian citizen.

    2. Did you keep your new years' resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
    No, but I'm planning on making more realistic resolutions.

    3. Did anyone close to you give birth?
    No.

    4. Did anyone close to you die?
    No.

    5. What countries did you visit?
    Canada.

    6. What would you like to have in 2007 that you lacked in 2006?
    A more stable job.

    7. What date from 2006 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?
    I don't remember the exact date, but it was late January / early February that my parents were in a bad car accident. They're okay, but they were shaken up. They were driving back from Vermont in a snowstorm and a car swerved and hit them, causing them to swerve out and hit a tree. They completely totalled their car.

    8. What was your biggest achievement of the year?
    Becoming a dual American / Canadian citizen and moving to Canada.

    9. What was your biggest failure?
    I didn't lose the weight that I wanted.

    10. Did you suffer illness or injury?
    No.

    11. What was the best thing you bought?
    There was no one thing, but being able to buy myself treats is always great.

    12. Whose behavior merited celebration?
    The fact that I was able to pack up my life and move to a different country . . . that's pretty damned good, if I do say so myself!

    13. Whose behaviour made you appalled and depressed?
    Sometimes my own.

    14. Where did most of your money go?
    The usual places.

    15. What did you get really, really, really excited about?
    Being able to go to Phoenix for a week. I've never really been outside of New England.



    16. Compared to this time last year, are you:
    i. happier or sadder? It varies.
    ii. thinner or fatter? The same.
    iii. richer or poorer? Poorer.

    18. What do you wish you'd done more of?
    Focused on what's really bothering me instead of freaking out about the stupidest little things.

    19. What do you wish you'd done less of?
    Freaking out about the stupidest little things and focused on what was really bothering me.

    20. How did you spend Christmas?
    At home with my family.

    21. Did you fall in love in 2006?
    No.

    23. How many one-night stands?
    None.

    24. What was your favorite TV program?
    If I had to pick just ONE: Law & Order: SVU

    25. Do you hate anyone now that you didn't hate this time last year?
    No. (I've ALWAYS hated Rush Limbaugh, Anne Coulter and Bill O'Reilly.)

    26. What was the best book you read?
    Party Monster by James St. James

    27. What was your greatest musical discovery?
    I wouldn't say discovery, but I finally got The Essential Journey.

    28. What did you want and get?
    Besides my Toronto apartment? A Medium Ralph Lauren Pink Pony Polo tote (in black).

    30. What was your favorite film of this year?
    Toss-up between Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby and Accepted

    31. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?
    Worked, made dinner and bought myself cupcakes. I turned 27.

    32. What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
    Getting a good (and permanent) job.

    33. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2006?
    Classic.

    34. What kept you sane?
    Besides The Purse Forum, Myspace. (And talking to my dad on the phone.)

    35. Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?
    Zack Ward.

    36. What political issue stirred you the most?
    Anything involving gay marriage or laws passed that violate people's civil liberties.

    37. Who did you miss?
    My family in Massachusetts.

    38. Who was the best new person you met?
    People on The Forum.

    39. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2006:
    This, too, shall pass.

    40. Quote a song lyric that sums up your year.
    [SIZE=-1]"I got my health, I got my strength, I'm in my right mind. I still have breath so I got hope that love is on my side." - Everyday, Kim English[/SIZE]
     
  14. 1.What did you do in 2006 that you'd never done before?
    I started training for my coaching certification

    2. Did you keep your new years' resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
    Yes, for once! I've made 2 for 2007.

    3. Did anyone close to you give birth?
    No.

    4. Did anyone close to you die?
    Yes. Sigh.

    5. What countries did you visit?
    Canada.

    6. What would you like to have in 2007 that you lacked in 2006?
    An engaging job, a larger social/professional network

    7. What date from 2006 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?
    August 22nd- the date I found out that my close friend had died from her illness

    8. What was your biggest achievement of the year?
    Graduating and receiving my master's degree (MA)

    9. What was your biggest failure?
    I didn't find the kind of job I wanted or expected

    10. Did you suffer illness or injury?
    Yes

    11. What was the best thing you bought?
    I can't decide- I'm very lucky to be able to buy myself nice things, anyway.

    12. Whose behavior merited celebration?
    I don't know- I have some pretty well-behaved people in my life :smile:

    13. Whose behaviour made you appalled and depressed?
    My brother's.

    14. Where did most of your money go?
    Rent, utilities, etc. Oh, and LV!

    15. What did you get really, really, really excited about?
    Going to Vancouver, Canada and from there, on a cruise to various parts of SE Alaska.

    16. Compared to this time last year, are you:
    i. happier or sadder? Happier.
    ii. thinner or fatter? Thinner.
    iii. richer or poorer? The same.

    18. What do you wish you'd done more of?
    That I had relaxed and let myself recover more from grad school.

    19. What do you wish you'd done less of?
    Worrying and fretting that things weren't working out the way I thought they should; instead, they worked out in the way that they needed to.

    20. How did you spend Christmas?
    I went home and spent time with the folks.

    21. Did you fall in love in 2006?
    No.

    23. How many one-night stands?
    None.

    24. What was your favorite TV program?
    A tie between Grey's Anatomy and The Office.

    25. Do you hate anyone now that you didn't hate this time last year?
    Hate is a strong word, but I did realize that there were a few people that I've known since college that just don't have a place in my life anymore. Rather than get to the point where I hate them, I'm instead easing away from them now.

    26. What was the best book you read?
    Prep by Curtis Sittenfeld

    27. What was your greatest musical discovery?
    Gnarls Barkley and Keane's 2nd release

    28. What did you want and get?
    I wanted to graduate and did; I wanted a few LV's to add to my collection and I did; I wanted a new job, but I got started on a coaching certification instead. As for everything else, I wanted what I thought I needed and got what I actually needed instead. I also wanted clarity in terms of my path in life and learned to accept my life instead.

    30. What was your favorite film of this year?
    "The Illusionist" and "Casino Royale"

    31. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?
    I turned 27, took the day off from work and went shopping, and then went to a union meeting for new members in the evening

    32. What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
    Being hired for a job in line with what I want to do.

    33. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2006?
    Straightforward, but taliored.

    34. What kept you sane?
    My mom, my friends, and the many articles and forums I read and visit on the internet (PF included, of course).

    35. Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?
    Daniel Craig

    36. What political issue stirred you the most?
    Female infanticide in India.

    37. Who did you miss?
    My close friend and uncle, who both passed away this year

    38. Who was the best new person you met?
    My mentor coach, who is helping me with my certification prep.

    39. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2006:
    That life is way too short to ignore the importance of relaxing and having fun.

    40. Quote a song lyric that sums up your year.
    "Was knowing your weakness what made you strong?" -Gnarls Barkley
     
  15. 1.What did you do in 2006 that you'd never done before?
    Live on my own!

    2. Did you keep your new years' resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
    I don't make new years resolutions because I never keep them :shame:

    3. Did anyone close to you give birth?
    No.

    4. Did anyone close to you die?
    My pet rabbit and my baby (miscarriage) :crybaby:This all happened within 2 weeks of each other.

    5. What countries did you visit?
    None

    6. What would you like to have in 2007 that you lacked in 2006?
    Happiness, success, and independence!

    7. What date from 2006 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?
    December 4th. My miscarriage.

    8. What was your biggest achievement of the year?
    I graduated from college and am now in graduate school! :yahoo:

    9. What was your biggest failure?
    Making a lot of mistakes with people around me.

    10. Did you suffer illness or injury?
    No.

    11. What was the best thing you bought?
    Don't know... didn't really buy much except purses... :rolleyes:

    12. Whose behaviour merited celebration?
    Mine! Graduated college and got into grad school!

    13. Whose behaviour made you appalled and depressed?
    My best friend.

    14. Where did most of your money go?
    Louis Vuitton most definitely!!

    15. What did you get really, really, really excited about?
    Graduating college and getting my own apartment.

    16. What song will always remind you of 2006?
    Not sure. Maybe "Sexy Back"?

    17. Compared to this time last year, are you:
    i. happier or sadder? Sadder.
    ii. thinner or fatter? Fatter :crybaby:
    iii. richer or poorer? Definitely poorer. (darn LV! LOL)

    18. What do you wish you'd done more of?
    Taking care of myself and standing up for myself.

    19. What do you wish you'd done less of?
    Stressing about my future and my best friend.

    20. How did you spend Christmas?
    With my family celebrating my grandmother's birthday.

    22. Did you fall in love in 2006?
    Yes.

    23. How many one-night stands?
    None.

    24. What was your favorite TV program?
    Seinfeld! :smile:

    25. Do you hate anyone now that you didn't hate this time last year?
    Some.

    26. What was the best book you read?
    I read mainly textbooks... None of which were any good...

    27. What was your greatest musical discovery?
    In 2006? Maybe Justin Timberlake. In my entire life: Marilyn Manson!!

    28. What did you want and get?
    Solitude from crazy people.

    30. What was your favorite film of this year?
    Devil Wears Prada and Cars

    31. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?
    I turned 22 and I spent it at my boyfriend's house. He made me a great dinner! :heart:

    32. What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
    Attending the University of Rochester. I got accepted, rejected them and now I'm kicking myself in the @$$!!

    33. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2006?
    I dunno. I don't really have a style.

    34. What kept you sane?
    I don't know...??:shrugs:

    35. Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?
    I subscribe to STAR so I keep tabs on nearly all the trashy celeb gossip haha

    36. What political issue stirred you the most?
    Whatever was happening with Bush. I voted for him and I hear crap about it daily from friends.

    37. Who did you miss?
    I really don't know.

    38. Who was the best new person you met?
    I only met one new person this year: a chick in my graduate class.

    39. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2006:
    If you have a chance to get out, get out!!

    40. Quote a song lyric that sums up your year.
    "All tied up and dried up forever. All F**ked up and dead to the world."

    Hopefully 2007 will be better.