hat did you do in 2007 that you'd never done before?
Did you keep your new year's resolutions, and will you make more next year?
Actually I did since I resolved to get my finances better in order and to lose weight. Then the holidays started...
Did anyone close to you give birth?
lillibet, tigerbright and bridgetminerva (again) to name a few.
Did anyone close to you die?
Not yet, though a lot of people mourn the loss of Bhutto.
What places did you visit?
Arizona, Ft. Lauderdale, some areas of Miami that I never toured as a kid, and of course JAPAN!!!!
What would you like to have in 2008 that you lacked in 2007?
More space at home.
What was your biggest achievement of the year?
Getting married and having over 300,000 people see hammercock and me lightsaber duel each other at the reception.
Did you suffer illness or injury?
Oh God, did I! This year had my first case of conjunctivitis, norovirus, chronic shoulder pain, and asthma.
What was the best thing you bought?
Two plane tickets to Tokyo. (Two sumo wrestling tickets and two tickets to Arizona come a close second.)
Whose behavior merited celebration?
My wife for said duel and for marrying me.
Whose behavior made you appalled and depressed?
A couple of people but that was more disappointment since it deal with mojo.
Where did most of your money go?
Wedding and two honeymoons.
What did you get really, really, really excited about?
Wedding, honeymoons, and Halloween.
What song[s] will always remind you of 2007?
"What About" by Carbon Leaf
Compared to this time last year, are you:
i. happier or sadder? Much happier
ii. thinner or fatter? Not so much thinner
iii. richer or poorer? Actually richer
What do you wish you'd done more of?
Acting and exercising
What do you wish you'd done less of?
How will you be spending new years?
Eve? Working and Partying. Day? Sleeping and partying.
Did you fall in love in 2007?
There were a few people who I crushed on and wanted to ask out.
How many one night stands?
I wish! Seriously, it was about the marriage this year.
What was your favorite TV program?
Amazing Race, Deadliest Catch, and Ace of Cakes
Do you hate anyone now that you didn't hate this time last year?
Not really. Again, just disappointment.
Do you like anyone now that you hated this time last year?
Not enough turn around for that.
What was the best book you read?
Making out in Japanese. (Thank you, klingonlandlady)
What was your greatest musical discovery?
Flight of the Concords
What did you want and get?
What did you want and not get?
A date with a few people.
What was your favorite film of this year?
I saw interesting films this year. My current count is 2106, including "Balls of Fury" last night. For me, it's either "Ocean's Thirteen", "Love in the Time of Cholera", or "Children of Men" (need to figure out if I saw the last one in December or January)
What did you do on your birthday?
A lot: Made paella. Had a huge party. Ate paella. Ate a lot of popcorn. Ate cake. Saw "Logan's Run" for the first time in my life. Wore shiny underpants (and modeled for them).
What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
If my mother was able to join us for the holidays. She missed out on a lot of things that happened this past week.
How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2007?
Corporate goth and between centuries.
What kept you sane?
Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?
Who did you miss?
There are lots of people whom I wish lived in the area, or wish that we made more effort to spend time together, but no one person I'd single out.
Who was the best new person you met?
Suprisingly, daily_alice. Something about the quiet ones.
Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2007:
Life really doesn't end at 30--no one looks their age; no one acts their age.
Happy New Year to one and all. May 2008 bring you deep and lasting joy.