I found this little survey that I filled out for 2008, so I've updated it and am now doing it for 2011. The way the year is going, I figure taking one more look back at 2011 might be fun.
Where did you begin 2011?
In Elk River, with our friends Jeff and Linnea - then made our way back to my house, via cab, extremely wasted face!
What was your status by Valentine's Day?
very much still basking in the beauty of our trip to Hawaii
Were you in school anytime this year?
Did you have to go to the hospital?
Did you have any encounters with the police?
Not that I recall...
What did you purchase that was over $1000?
Did you know anybody who got married?
Jeff and Linnea
Did you know anybody who passed away?
Did you know anyone who had a baby?
yes, Raquel (my dad's wifey), and my bestie, Pam - plus a crap ton of people on facebook
Did you move anywhere?
Yes, I moved in with a boy!
What concerts/shows did you go to?
I feel like there was one, but I don't remember
Do you still have the same job as you did in 2010?
Where do you live now?
Describe your birthday
It was simply perfect - as you've already read about. I turned 30!!
What's one thing you thought you'd never do but did in 2011?
went to Hawaii and moved in with a boy
What has been your favorite moment?
The entire year was fantastic. Hawaii, moving into a beautiful home (that feels like 'home'), growing in my relationships, turning 30
What's something you learned about yourself?
that even in bad times, I can still be a positive person
Any new additions to your family?
i've got a little baby brother, and Pam's daughter Natalie, calls me auntie, so I guess I have a new niece too.
What was your best month?
I can't pick just one
Were you in a relationship this year?
I sure was
What music will you remember 2011 by?
probably Adele, Eminem, and Bruno Mars
I'd say my friendships have grown for the better
Favorite Night out?
Probably the night in Hawaii that Steve and I went to Morimoto's, then went to sit on the beach and watch the sunset.
Would you say you've changed since the beginning of this year?
I'd say yes, at least some. We all grow, right?
Do you think 2012 will be better or worse?
Better, it has to be!
Stayed single almost the whole year?
Done something you've regretted?
Nope - I don't have regrets as a rule
Were involved in something you'll never forget?
So very many things!
Visited a different country?
Yes actually, we went to Canada this summer
Cooked a gross meal?
shit yes. Meatloaf mush comes to mind :(
Lost something important to you?
Got a gift you adore?
Indeed - diamond earring, obviously!
Tripped over a coffee table?
Dyed your hair?
nope, i haven't
Came close to losing your life?
Not that I recall
Read a great book?
I did manage to finish The Lost Symbol
Saw one of your favorite bands/artists live?
no, sadly, no music this year
[[2011: Friends and Enemies]]
Did you meet any new friends this year?
Yes, I did.
Did you dislike anyone?
Did you grow apart from anyone?
[[2011: Your BIRTHDAY!]]
Did you have a cake?
Did you have a party?
Yep - at our house!
Did you get any presents?
[[2011:All about YOU]]
Did you change at all this year?
Yes, added pounds to my body
Did you change your style?
Nope, I really don't get into fashion/style...
Did you get good grades?
Did you drive?
Did you own a car?
Did you go on any vacations?
Would you change anything about yourself now?
I need to change my mentality about the gym, I need to just do it.
[[2011: Wrap UP:]]
Was 2011 a good year?
one of the best I've ever had
Do you think 2012 will top 2011?
I sure hope so!
IN 2011 I:
(x) kissed in the snow
(x) celebrated Halloween
() had your heart broken
(x) mooned someone
() went over the minutes on your cell phone
(x) someone questioned your sexual orientation
() gotten pregnant
() had an abortion
() done something you've regretted
() painted a picture
() wrote a poem
() ran a mile
() shopped at Hollister or Abercrombie and Fitch
() posted a blog on MySpace
() visited a foreign country
() cut in a line of waiting people
(x) partied to celebrate the new year
(x) cooked a disastrous meal
(x) lied about how old you were
() prank called someone
 broke a promise
 cried over a broken heart
 disappointed someone close
[x] hid a secret
 pretended to be happy
 slept under the stars
 kept your new years resolution
 forgot your new years resolution
 met someone who changed your life
[x] changed your outlook on life
[x] sat home all day doing nothing
 pretended to be sick
[x] left the country
 almost died
 given up on something/someone important to you
 lost something expensive
[x] learned something new about yourself
[x] tried something you normally wouldn't try and liked it
[x] made a change in your life
[x] found out who your true friends were
[x] met great people
 stayed up til sunrise
[x] cried over the silliest thing
[x] had friends who were drifting away from you
 had a high cell phone bill
 spent most of your money on food
 had a fist fight
 gotten sick
 liked more than 5 people at the same time.
[x] became closer with a lot of people
 stayed single
[x] got kissed
 kissed someone new
[x] made out
[x] made out in a car
[x] kissed in the snow
[x] kissed in the rain
[x] fell in love
 fell in love with a fool
 had my heart broken
 broke someone else's heart
 had a stalker
 lost a friend..
[x] had a good relationship with someone
 got married
 had a divorce
 kissed someone of the same sex
 met someone that I will never forget
 lost my true love
 lost faith in love for awhile
 kissed under mistletoe
[x] got a promotion
[x] got a pay raise
 changed jobs
 lost my job
 quit my job
 got fired from my job
 got straight A's
 almost got straight A's
 failed a class
 cut class
 skipped school
[x] did something I was proud of
[x] proved myself an idiot
 embarrassed myself in front of the class
 fell in love with a teacher
[x] listened to music I couldn't stand
[x] double dipped
 skinny dipped
[x] went to a sleepover
 went to camp
[x] threw a surprise party
[x] laughed till I cried
 laughed till I peed my pants
 flirted shamelessly
[x] visited a foreign country
[x] visited a foreign state
 tried to gain weight
 went to a wild party
 got arrested
 saw a great movie
 saw a movie so scary that it made me cry
[x] did something that I want to tell everyone
[x] experienced something new
[x] lied to your parents
 snuck out
 got in trouble with police
 kissed in a pool
[x] kissed under the stars
[x] went to a party
[x] had the time of your life
 fell out of love
[x] had a crush on someone
[x] swam in a pool
 made a snowman
 went snowboarding
 went sledding
 slept in past 2pm
[x] held someone’s hand
[x] held someone’s hand that you care about
[x] told someone you like them as more than a friend
[x] gone on vacation with a friend
 played strip poker
 danced in the rain
 seen someone get in a car accident
[x] laughed until you couldn't breathe
[x] had an amazing year
[x] missed someone
 got hit by a car
 sent someone to the hospital
 got a new pet
[x] enjoyed this year overall
Obviously geared more towards a teenager, but fun nonetheless.