Reflection on 2005

Courtesy of Claire Bug...

1. What did you do in 2005 that you had never done before? Salsa Daning...can't say I've ever done that!

2. Did you keep your new year's resolutions, and will you make more for next year? I can't remember what I resolved to do last year, I know I wanted to grow in the Lord and I did that...with all the good and bad...this year I'm vowing to God to give Him my dreams this is not the easiest thing in the world, in fact probably the hardest thing that there is to do, I'm trying to surrender to His will...we will see what He has in store...

3. Did anyone close to you give birth? No, but two people that I'm close to got pregnant ;)

4. Did anyone close to you die? Yes! Kyle Hans at work.

5. What countries did you visit? Didn't visit any countries...

6. What would you like to have in 2006 that you lacked in 2005? Really if I think about it I don't lack for anything...God provides everything I could ask for, but while I don't think I lacked it I wouldn't mind losing a little weight and maybe getting to know the man I shall call my husband...if not I'm eternally blessed.

7. What dates from 2005 will remain etched upon your memory, and why? I can't even keep track with what the date is today...yeah...can't think right now!

8. What was your biggest achievement of the year? Getting a Full Time Job!

9. What was your biggest failure? sharing with those I love...that I LOVE THEM!

10. Did you suffer illness or injury? Everyday of my life!

11. What was the best thing you bought? I shop a lot...Yeah...not going there!

12. Whose behavior merited celebration? Oh you know what I just celebrate over my sisters all of the time, I think those that merited celebration in 2005 for me were those in our Holiday Book Drive this year at work...Thursday's Child and Special Needs Adoption Program...they have hollowed out a special place in my heart.

13. Whose behavior made you appalled and depressed? Me, Myself, and I.

14. Where did most of your money go? Oh me I would love to say savings, but to me...I'm sort of a selfish buyer.

15. What did you get really, really, really excited about? I get excited over the silliest things...I think Todd Agnew's new album coming out, Chronicles of Narnia, the Pioneer Christmas Event my family and I went to, Sara Groves new album...the fall leaves this year were a constant source of enjoyment for you...I get excited when I hear and see friends and family I 2 year old boyfriend always makes me excited...he is the little apple of my eye!

16. What song will always remind you of 2005? No Anthem for '05

17. Compared to this time last year, are you: a) happier or sadder? b) thinner or fatter? c) richer or poorer? a) MUCH happier b) Fatter c) No worse, maybe even a little better life much richer always! (The longer I live the harder it gets, but the better it gets wouldn't trade it in for nothin')

18. What do you wish you'd done more of? Excercise, read, pray, read the Bible, love on people

19. What do you wish you'd done less of? Procrastinated. *sigh*-I'm with Clair on that one, and not be LAZY!

20. How will you be spending New Year's Eve? Prayed in the year at my church it was AWESOME!

21. Did you fall in love in 2005? Not this year!

22. How many one-night stands? HA! HA! I just find this question amusing...maybe I shouldn't be sharing that...oh me! (In my mind...well???...oh never mind....NONE!)

23. What was your favorite TV program? Ghost Whisperer and Supernatural are my two new fav shows, however I just started watching Everwood and it is REALLY good!!

24. Do you hate anyone now that you didn't hate this time last year? I can't hate someone...I can not like someone, and no there is actually no one in my life righ tnow that I don't like...I LIKE YOU ALL!!!!!!

25. What was the best book you read? A tie between Chronicles of Narnia and Mark of the Lion, which I guess since I'm still read Narnia...Mark of the Lion wins!

26. What was your greatest musical discovery? Steve Carlson...the other half of one of my fav's Kane!

27. What did you want and get? Gift Cards to Best Buy...I have plans for them:)...I also got a lot of clothes that I wasn't expecting it was AWESOME!

28. What did you want and not get? I really got to much if you must know!

29. What was your favorite film of this year? Well, it would have to be Chronicles of Narnia...whatever my hang-ups are with the film, I love it...just ask my sisters!

30. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you? Celberated with family...and I'm 25 years old.

31.What one thing made your year measurably more satisfying? Cosi opening near work and Quiznos (msp) creating the bread bowl!
32. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2005? classy prep...not really me, but yet it is...I'm always dressed up in some form or fashion for work and in a manner of speaking to hide...if I looke good and smell good I feel more confident!

33. What kept you sane? Jesus, nuff said!

34. Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most? Oh you know who he was ladies Mr. Gerar Butler himself.

35. What political issue stirred you the most? Terri Shiavo, because I believed the media before I got all the facts!!!!

36. Who did you miss? Each year I always miss my Grandfathers...I miss Kyle too!(I thought I heard her voice the other day...sent chills up my spine!)

37. Who was the best new person you met? Amy from Happenstance and Geography

38. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2005. That dreams are sometimes what we make them to be, that truth is powerful and a hard pill to swallow, a little bit of humble pie is always good, and never ever give up.

39. Quote a song lyric that sums up your year. .."And I just Showed up for my own LIFE!" Sara Groves!


Bar L. said…
Fun to list to read!!! And thank you again for introducing me to Sara this year!
Pilot Mom said…
Melissa, how fun to get to know you a little bit better! Hope you are having a great weekend! :)
Gigi said…
Watched a melissa gilbert movie this weekend and couldn't help but think of was Soul Collector...kinda good!!

Thanks for the look back it was fun to do it with you....

Have a great week!! love b
~Kat said…
Yay me!

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