Monday, December 31, 2007

*07 Highlights

  • Highlights of this from Heather's blog. Hopefully I'll remember to look here each year!
  1. What did you do in 2007 that you’d never done before?
Taught 5th grade and looped with the same kids.
  2. Did you keep your new year’s resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
I didn't make any I think. This year I would like to exercise more
  3. Did anyone close to you give birth?
The Malones had Yuri this year, The Malones had Will this year, our friends Christy and Brandon had their son, Jack. The Teagues had their son Nate, the Bodines had their son Henry on Dec. 28th. 4 of my cousins had babies this year too! I am sure I am forgetting seems like everyone did! :)
  4. Did anyone close to you die?
Mike had 2 uncles die this year
  5. What countries did you visit?
Does the country of USA count?
  6. What would you like to have in 2008 that you lacked in 2007?
A baby boy or girl
  7. What dates from 2007 will remain etched upon your memory, and why? Dec. 28th...our 5 year anniversary...
  8. What was your biggest achievement of the year? Biggest achievement was paying off credit cards
  9. What was your biggest failure? hmmmm.....
  10. Did you suffer illness or injury? 2 surgeries this year...laproscopic and knee surgery. Hopefully there won't be any in 2008!
  11. What was the best thing you bought?Nothing since we are trying to pay off our credit cards! :)
  12. Who's behavior merited celebration? Jackboy. He can stay inside all day without any accidents AND he learned how to play catch and went swimming this year!
  13. Whose behavior made you appalled or depressed? Michael Vick.
  14. Where did most of your money go? bills unfortunately
  15. What did you get really, really, really excited about? My new camera and laptop and our 5 year anniversary trip....also a snow day once or twice!
  16. What song will always remind you of 2007? I have no idea.
  17. Compared to this time last year, are you: a) happier or sadder? probably the same b) thinner or fatter? a little fatter....:( c) richer or poorer? about the least we're moving away from debt.
  18. What do you wish you’d done more of? exercising, reading, visiting friends
  19. What do you wish you’d done less of? planning for school and teaching
  20. How did you spend Christmas? At my parents house for a few days and then at the Lake of the Ozarks.
  21. Did you fall in love in 2007? Yes; with my hubby and my puppy.
  22. What was your favorite TV program? The Office, Lost, American Idol, Scrubs
  23. Do you hate anyone now that you didn’t hate this time last year? Hate is a strong word...annoyed with others, yes.
  24. What was the best book you read? Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows....awesome!
  25. What was your greatest musical discovery? Being able to play my ipod in the car!
  26. What did you want and get? a laptop
  27. What did you want and not get? stuff to finish our bedroom (paint, window treatments, paintings or pictures for the walls)...maybe this year.
  28. What was your favorite film of this year? There are way too many to list. The most recent favorite was The Kingdom.
  29. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you? I turned 28 and Mike and I went to dinner and went on a walk.
  30. What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying? having a baby
  31. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2007? Dress pants and shirts for work. Mostly Old Navy and Target clothes. :)
  32. What kept you sane? my husband.
  33. Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most? hmmm...Brad Pitt maybe.
  34. What political issue stirred you the most? I don't like I have no idea.
  35. Who did you miss? Having my family close by, old friends, college roomies in other states
  36. Who was the best new person you met? Sarah Beth...Dave's fiance.
  37. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2007.: Patience....
  38. Quote a song lyric that sums up your year. Carrie Underwood's "Inside your Heaven"