What did you do in 2003 that you'd never done before?
Became an aunt. Twice. :>
Did you keep your new years' resolutions and will you make more for next year?
No, and I've stopped making any. They all lead to nothing anyway.
Did anyone close to you give birth?
Yes! Both of my sister-in-laws. (curse them...)
Did anyone close to you die?
What would you like to have in 2004 that you lacked in 2003?
Nothing I can think of. I've been remarkably blessed.
What date from 2003 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?
April 1st, the day my nephew was born.
What was your biggest achievement of the year?
Probably learning to let go of someone I was clinging to.
What was your biggest failure?
That it took me so long to let go.
Did you suffer illness or injury?
A few colds, bronchitis, nothing big.
What was the best thing you bought?
The Looney Tunes Golden collection on DVD. MmmmMm...
Whose behavior merited celebration?
Tojo, the miracle dog!
Whose behavior made you appalled and depressed?
George Bush's, a few old flames and one girl I thought I might actually have loved....
Where did most of your money go?
To Xmas presents!
What did you get really, really, really excited about?
The day I saw my miracle dog actually walk towards me after 7 days of being paralyzed.
What song will always remind you of 2003?
Probably that horrid lil Britney song...What's the name of that piece of trash, its godawful but I can't get it out of my head now. Make it stop!!!
Compared to this time last year, are you: I. Happier or sadder
ii. Thinner or fatter?
After my night at the cookie tray? Fatter.
iii. Richer or poorer?
Richer I suppose, but most of its tied up till spring.
What do you wish you'd done more of?
Er...ANY of? Sex, sex, sex
What do you wish you'd done less of?
How will you be spending Christmas?
Spent it with my brother's wife's family. Oh joy.
Did you fall in love in 2003?
How many one-night stands?
None. I think those days are over. Least...I hope they are...
What was your favorite TV program?
As always, Futurama, The Simpsons and perhaps this year....The Screen Savers
Do you hate anyone now that you didn't hate this time last year?
Hate? No. Strong dislike? Yes.
What was the best book you read?
"Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Boy in the World" by Chris Ware.
What was your greatest musical discovery of 2003?
Dino Lupatti. Piano genius. Died young. He played Chopin like it was Rock N Roll.
What did you want and get?
Tojo's health. Miracle dog. 'Nuff said.
What did you want and not get?
Nothing I can think of off-hand.
What was your favorite film of this year?
Master and Commander or The Two Towers.
What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?
Nothing I can recall and 37.
What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
Perhaps not having the man I thought I loved turn out to be a selfish, uncaring bastard? Yes, that would have been nice.
How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2003?
IDGaF. That's the "I Don't Give a Fuck" school of fashion.
What kept you sane?
Blind faith or stupidity. Haven't decided yet...
Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?
Michelle Pfeiffer, Russel Crowe, Liv Tyler
What political issue stirred you the most?
The war in Iraq. :p
Who did you miss?
Nine years and counting, and it's still my father. He was my best friend and the one who knew me best. I miss him daily.
Who was the best new person you met?
Well I've ventured to meet a few bloggers, and they rock.
Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2003:
Life is cyclical and renewable and thank God for that.
Quote a song lyric that sums up your year.
"It's harder now that it's over. Now that the cuffs are off and your freeee..."