1. What did you do in 2008 that you'd never done before?
Got married, bought a house, and got a puppy!

2. Did you keep your new years' resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
I don't remember making any really.

3. Did anyone close to you give birth?

4. Did anyone close to you die?
Family friends.

5. What countries did you visit?
Not too much traveling really.

6. What would you like to have in 2009 that you lacked in 2008?
better friends, no debt, more home improvements.

7. What date(s) from 2008 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?
My wedding to Rob on April 19th... and November 4th.

8. What was your biggest achievement of the year?
Purchasing a home and paying off debt. Doing really well at work.

9. What was your biggest failure?
Not being in shape, family drama.

10. Did you suffer illness or injury?
Just a nasty cold or two.

11. What was the best thing you bought?
A house and Stella!!

14. Where did most of your money go?
Same as above! A mortgage, doggy things and wedding.

15. What did you get really, really, really excited about?
The election and home improvements.

16. What song will always remind you of 2008?
Anything with Lil' Wayne.

17. Compared to this time last year, are you:
Happier and more comfortable with things.

Thinner or fatter?

Richer or poorer?
Making more money but spending more hah.

18. What do you wish you'd done more of?
Traveling, entertaining

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

20. How will you be spending Christmas?
I had a relaxing one with my new husband and our families... both of my brothers for the first time in years.

22. Did you fall in love in 2008?
Same old ball and chain teehee

23. How many one-night stands?
Don't tell Rob.

24. What was your favorite TV program?
Ooo Entourage and Mad Men.

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

26. What was the best book you read?
The Glass Catle and Stori Telling (hah)

27. What was your greatest musical discovery?
More Jenny Lewis and same old really.

28. What did you want and get?
a poodle mix and an old house!

29. What did you want and not get?
A shorter commute and more friends.

30. What was your favorite film of this year?
Milk and Wall-E

31. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?
Had friends over for a BBQ and a bee Tammie Coe cake. Went to Coronado and out for seafood!

32. What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
My dad's health being better.

33. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2008?
bad. just kidding. jeans and scarves.

34. What kept you sane?
wine and husband.

35. Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?
Obama and John Ham

36. What political issue stirred you the most?
The entire election and Prop 102

37. Who did you miss?
Still my grandparents. I would have loved them to be at my wedding.

38. Who was the best new person you met?

39. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2008:
I am tough when I want to be.

40. Quote a song lyric that sums up your year:
eeee I don;t have one!