12/31/2007

2007: A Year Surveyed...

For last year's, go here...

1) What did you do in 2007 that you'd never done before? I auditioned for a TV gameshow, did my first funeral, mourned a stolen iPod, fell off of the stage in the middle of a message, categorized everybody that goes to the gym, did the same for every kid in a small group, finally made it to Joshua Tree, slept in a bed with some bed bugs, met one of my favorite authors, made a short film, announced your best summer movie, and survived the wild fires...

2) Did you keep your New Year's resolutions, and will you make more for next year? I didn't even bother making one. But I set plenty of goals and met most of them...

3) Did anyone close to you give birth? Yes, and I'm still in awe that some of them really have kids...

4) Did anyone close to you die? My Grandmama...

5) What countries did you visit? None. Other than my own. Same as last year...

6) What would you like to have in 2008 that you lacked in 2007? Contentment in my personal and professional lives at the same time...

7) What date(s) from 2007 will remain etched upon your memory, and why? September 7th
...

8) What was your biggest achievement of the year? Surviving...

9) Did you suffer illness or injury? I was super sick around halloween and hit my leg doing something dumb...

10) What was the best thing you bought? My jacket...

11) Whose behavior merited celebration? My leaders. They always kick butt...

12) Whose behavior made you appalled and depressed? If you can't say anything nice...

13) Where did most of your money go? Same as last year: Xterra and taxes...

14) What did you get really, really, really excited about? Spiderman 3. And I was completely let down...

15) What song will always remind you of 2007? "Big Girls Don't Cry (Personal)" by Fergie. I couldn't escape it...

16) Compared to this time last year, are you: Wiser? Yep. Some of it came at a price too... Healthier? Not really. I think I backslid a little Richer? Nope...

17) What do you wish you'd done more of? Prayed and read...

18) What do you wish you'd done less of? Same as last year: watch TV...

19) How did you spend Christmas? Still in SC with the fam....

20) Did you fall in love in 2007? Naw...

21) How many one-night stands? None...

22) What was your favorite TV program? Man vs Wild...

23) Do you hate anyone now that you didn't hate this time last year? I'm not a hater I just crush a lot...

24) What was the best book you read? Lincoln on Leadership...

25) What was your greatest musical discovery? Once...

26) What did you want and get? A Brett Favre Jersey...

27) What did you want and not get? I can't think of anything...

28) What was your favorite film of this year? Hot Fuzz...

29) What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you? Dinner with friends. And I was 27...

30) Which celebrity/public figure did you like the most? Optimus Prime...

31) How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2006? Still rocking the T-shirt and Jeans... Forever...

32) What kept you sane? Without any bit of trying to sound super spiritual, I'm going to go with the Lord...

33) Who did you miss? Mainly my friends from the OC...

34) Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2007. Perception is reality. Not always truth. Just reality...

35) What did you gain this year? A few pounds back...

36) What did you lose this year? An iPod...

37) Who was the best new person you met? Donald Miller...

38) Quote a song lyric that sums up your year.
There is hope for the helpless, rest for the weary,
and love for the broken hearts.
There is grace and forgiveness, mercy and healing
He'll meet you wherever you are.

Cry out to Jesus.


Dude, that was so long...

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