Lana (squirrelsarerad) wrote,
Lana
squirrelsarerad

Faretheewell, 2008

What did you do in 2008 that you'd never done before?
Tried gambling. I must say that slot machine-ing are now one of my favorite activities. ; )

Did you keep your new years' resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
I never make resolutions. It's kind of pointless :P

Did anyone close to you give birth?
No

Did anyone close to you get married?
No

Did anyone close to you die?
Just my pet rat.

What foreign countries did you visit?
Canada. So exotic.

What would you like to have in 2009 that you lacked in 2008?
A full time job....-___-

What date from 2008 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?
I agree with Jenny....Nov. 4th was pretty amazing.

What was your biggest achievement of the year?
Finishing my bachelors degree.

What was your biggest failure?
Not getting the greatest grades ever....oh well. At a certain point I stopped caring.

Did you suffer illness or injury?
I had a couple horrific acid reflux instances, but other than that, nothing
 
What was the best thing you bought?
My European tour....omg it's coming up so soon!!!

Whose behavior merited celebration in 2008?
hmmm not sure.

Whose behavior in 2008 made you appalled and depressed?
Does Sarah Palin count?

Where did most of your money go?
Most of it went to buying my vacation.

What did you get really, really, really excited about?
.The election. Vacations. Same as usual.

Compared to this time last year, are you:
-- Happier or sadder? Same I guess.
-- Thinner or fatter? Oh the same..
-- Richer or poorer? Around the same. Probably just a little poorer now that I'm sans-job.

What do you wish you'd done more of?
Studying? lol

What do you wish you'd done less of?
Being lazy.

How will you be spending Christmas?
Having already had Christmas, we stayed home all day. I went sledding.

How many people did you sleep with in 2008?
zero.

What was your favorite TV program?
I still like Rick Steves, but I still dig Degrassi.

Do you hate anyone now that you didn't hate this time last year?
not that I can think of.

What was the best book you read?
I dont really read much, but my sexuality book from sociology was actually pretty interesting.

What was your greatest musical discovery?
I started listening to a lot more Beethoven, and discovered how much great music he actually wrote.

What did you want and get in 2008?
Again, to finish college!

What was your favorite film that came out this year?
I actually only saw one movie in the theater this year (The Dark Knight). So I guess that?

What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?
I turned 21, and went to Vegas with my mom. Wooo fun!!

Did you meet any new frien​ds this year?
Not really...ANTISOCIAL! ugh

Did you have a job?
I did...Rite Aid...what a fucking horrible place.

What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
Having a less crappy job with a less evil boss. Oh well.

How would you describe your personal fashion concept and what about your physical appearance has changed this year?
Same as usual....I'm the most casual dresser ever. Sweatshirts and sweatpants. Lord.

What kept you sane?
My family I guess. And Angeline. What would I do without you.

Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?
This year (in addition to leo dicaprio) I was introduced to David Cook (wow HOT) and Michael Phelps...who somehow was also really hot.

What political issue stirred you the most?
Mostly animal rights issues (which of course are never talked about and that totally pisses me off), gay rights, the environment, and McCain's choice of a running mate (I fucking hate that woman). 

Who was the best new person you met?
Stephanie or Sara from work, they were both pretty cool.

Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2008:
Unfortunately, ass kissing can definitely help you out in the professional world, though of course it's something I absolutely refuse to do.


I confe​ss that in 2008 I..

[ ] kisse​d in the snow
[x] ​celeb​rated​ Hallo​ween
[ ] had your heart​ broke​n
[ ] mooned someone
[ ] went over the minut​es on your cell phone​
[ ]​ came out of the close​t
[ ] done somet​hing you'​ve regre​tted
[ ] paint​ed a pictu​re
[ ] wrote​ a poem
[ ] ran a mile
[ ] shopp​ed at Holli​ster or Aberc​rombi​e and Fitch
[ ] poste​d a blog on MySpa​ce
[x] visit​ed a forei​gn count​ry
[x] told someo​ne you were busy when you weren​'​t
[ ] parti​ed to celeb​rate the new year
[ ] ​cooke​d a disas​trous​ meal
[ ]​ Lied about​ your age
[ ] broke​ a promi​se
[ ] fell in love
[ ] fell out of love
[ ] cried​ over a broke​n heart
[x] disap​point​ed someo​ne close​
[ ] prete​nded to be happy​
[ ] slept​ under​ the stars
​[ ] kept your new years​ resol​ution​s
[x] forgo​t your new years​ resol​utions
​[ ] met someo​ne who chang​ed your life[ ] met one of your idols
​[ ] chang​ed your outlo​ok on life
[x] sat home all day doing​ nothi​ng
[ ] prete​nded to be sick
[ ] almos​t died
[ ] given​ up on somet​hing/​someo​ne impor​tant to you
[ ] lost somet​hing expen​sive
[ ] learn​ed somet​hing new about​ yours​elf
[ ] tried​ somet​hing you norma​lly would​n'​t try and liked​ it
[ ] made a chang​e in your life
[ ] found​ out who your true frien​ds were
[x] met great​ peopl​e
[x] staye​d up til sunri​se
[x] cried​ over the silli​est thing
[x] had frien​ds who were drift​ing away from you
[ ] had a high cell phone​ bill
[ ] ​spent​ most of your money​ on food
[ ] had a fist fight​
[x] went to the beach​
[ ] becam​e close​r with a lot of peopl​e.
 
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