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2007 in Review

What did you do in 2007 that you’d never done before?

Went surfing.

Did you keep your new year’s resolutions, and will you make more for next year?

I’m more into making small changes every day that add up to big changes over time.

What countries did you visit?

None. I was an isolationist this year. Not on purpose … it just turned out that way.

What would you like to have in 2008 that you lacked in 2007?

A suitable partner, a challenging job and, if my situation permits, a dog.

What dates from 2007 will remain etched upon your memory?

Feb. 1 – 4 — Santa Barbara Trip with Erin
March 1 – 4 — St. Augustine Trip with Kate
March 9 — Linda K’s 59th Bday Party
March 24th — Beth’s NYC visit
May 31 – June 3 — ND Reunion in South Bend, IN

June 16 – Jack & Carmen’s Wedding

July 15 — Liam’s birthday

Sept 8-9 — Chicago Visit With Beth, Charlie & Peter
Sept 14 – 16 — Atlanta Visit With Kristina

October 13-14 — Boston Visit With Kate
October — Jill’s Halloween Party
November 17-18 — DC Visit With Erin
Nov 21-25 — SF Visit With Kev and Tara
Nov 25 — Liam’s Baptism

What was your biggest achievement of the year?

Detaching from multiple unhealthy relationships and situations.

What was your biggest failure?

Not fully owning my power … yet.

Did you suffer from illnesses or injuries?

Had some moles removed, which gave me stitches and scars. Food poisoning and a really bad cold. But nah, I’ve pretty much been blessed with good health and I cherish it.

What was the best thing you bought?

My HD TV! (The honeymoon’s still not over, especially now that i have a Wii!)

Where did most of your money go?


What did you get really, really, really excited about?

The future of communication.

What song will always remind you of 2007?

Toxic — Mark Ronson

What album(s) will always remind you of 2007?

The Long Blondes — Someone to Drive You Home
Dan Sartain — Join Dan Sartain
Amy Winehouse — Back to Black

Compared to this time last year, are you:

a) happier or sadder? Happier.
b) thinner or fatter? Fatter.
c) richer or poorer? Poorer (no bonus or raise — the bastards).

What do you wish you’d done more of?

Same as last year: dating, seeing live music, rocking cool duds, having free-wheeling convo with creative folk.

What do you wish you’d done less of?

Same as last year: fucking around aimlessly on the Internet for hours and days on end.

How will you be spending New Year’s Eve?

Not sure yet, and not really sweatin’ it tho.

Did you fall in love in 2007?

Yes, with a man-child. I’m ready now for this.

How many one-night stands?

Same as last year: a real lady doesn’t kiss and tell.

What was your favorite TV program?

Same as last year: The Office. But now 30 Rock and Ellen are very close runners up.

Do you hate anyone now that you didn’t hate this time last year?

Same as last year: I’m a lover, not a hater.

What was the best book you read?

The Right Questions by Debbie Ford

What was your favorite film of this year?

Broken English

What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?

Threw a party for myself. Tons of fun. 32.

What one thing would have made your year measurably more satisfying?

A lasting intimate relationship with a cool guy.

How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2007?

Sherwood Forest

What kept you sane?

Friends, Animals, Talented Professionals.

Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?

Daniel Craig

What political issue stirred you the most?

Same as last year: Iraq.

Who did you miss?

Same as last year: Dave Chapelle and Jimmy Fallon.

Who was the best new person you met?

Laurie (totes!)

Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2007.

Courage is the power to let go of the familiar.

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