***A little late….


What did you do in 2013 that you’d never done before? Surgery, had to use a wheelchair, rode a motorized scooter in the store, changed a toilet’s fill valve, bought a new car, installed floating laminate flooring, fired a rifle, saw a psychiatrist, went to a Bucc-ee’s, caught and cleaned and cooked a fish, went to my community theater, went to the local  farmer’s market, played washers, used a circular saw, Arizona, Grand Canyon, made my 2nd annual 5K, surf fished, bought a fishing pole, bought land at the lake, got engaged, went engagement ring shopping, rode a four-wheeler, ate frog legs, got engaged, fire a shotgun, bought nice furniture, made deer sausage, planned a wedding,

Did anyone close to you give birth? My youngest brother had his first baby – Elijah.  My friend had a baby girl – Aribella.  And my boyfriend’s brother’s girlfriend had a baby boy – Vincent  .

Did anyone close to you die? No

What countries did you visit? None

What would you like to have in 2014 that you lacked in 2013? No debt

What was your biggest achievement of the year? Transitioned to a new field of nursing

What was your biggest failure? I did very little writing.

Did you suffer illness or injury? Thankfully, nothing serious.

What was the best thing you bought?  New feet and land at the lake

Where did most of your money go?  Hospital bills and land

What did you get really, really, really excited about?  … new job in surgery, wedding planning, honeymoon planning

What song will always remind you of 2013? Get Lucky by Daft Punk, Blurred Lines by Robin Thicke, Safe and Sound by Capital Cities

What do you wish you’d done more of?  Always wish I’d traveled more.

What do you wish you’d done less of?  Spend time on Facebook.

How did you spend Christmas?  I spent Christmas Eve with my family and fiance and then  Christmas day with my fiance and his family.

Did you fall in love?  Fell more in love

What was your favorite TV program? Breaking Bad, Walking Dead, The Americans, House of Cards

What was the best book you read? The Great Gatsby by Fitzgerald and The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Gaiman

What did you want and get? A bathroom at our lake campsite

What did you want and not get?  Completely debt free

What was your favorite film of this year?  This little sushi documentary —- having trouble remembering the name.

What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you? … turned 30, family dinner, dinner with friends

What one thing would have made your year immeasurably satisfying? More alone time

Who did you miss?  My sister. We didn’t spend as much time together.

Who was the best new person you met? Carrie

What is a valuable lesson you learned in 2013?  Keep moving