HAPPY NEW YEARS!
01 Jan 2006
It’s 2006! Time to sum up last year!
 what did you do in 2005 that you’d never done before?
buying an apartment and living with my American boyfriend
 did you keep your new years’ resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
I never really make resolutions and if I do, I don’t really mean any of it
 did anyone close to you give birth?
yeah, my niece did… she gave birth to a baby girl
 did anyone close to you die?
no, not anyone close to me. My mom’s cousin/friend died though
 what countries did you visit?
Belgium (Brussels and Antwerpen), Denmark (Copenhagen) and the US (California and Hawaii)
 what would you like to have in 2006 that you lacked in 2005?
err…can’t think of anything!
 what date(s) from 2005 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?
3rd of February, the day I got the keys to our apartment
 what was your biggest achievement of the year?
finding a permanent, ideal job
 what was your biggest failure?
not finding it sooner
 did you suffer any illness or injury?
minor things, nothing serious
 what was the best thing you bought?
probably the apartment, it was a good investment
 whose behavior merited celebration?
my boyfriend, cause he’s always positive and sweet
 whose behavior made you appalled and depressed?
lots of people really, don’t want to get into that
 where did most of your money go?
furniture and other house stuff
 what did you get really, really, really excited about?
Going on vacation (twice), I really felt I deserved it
 what song will always remind you of 2005?
“my Humps”, Black eyes peas
 compared to this time last year, are you:
i. happier or sadder? happier
ii. thinner or fatter? thinner (little bit)
iii. richer or poorer? poorer in a way
 what do you wish you’d done more of?
can’t think of anything
 what do you wish you’d done less of?
 how will you be spending christmas?
Christmas has passed already, I was in Hawaii with my boyfriend’s family
 did you fall in love in 2005?
I fall in love again every time I see my boyfriend…lol
 how many one-night stands?
0, and I’m not planning on having those in 2006 either
 what was your favorite TV program?
CSI, America’s Next Topmodel and Will & Grace
 do you hate anyone now that you didn’t hate this time last year?
nope, I don’t hate anybody. I do dislike a few people…
 what was the best book you read?
nothing in particular. I was really into chick lit this past year (to keep my mind off other things)
 what was your greatest musical discovery?
don’t think I discovered anything new, just a lot of the same I guess
 what did you want and get?
 what did you want and not get?
a new camera
 what was your favorite film of this year?
I would say Flightplan (War of the Worlds, and King Kong were good too)
 what did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?
I celebrated it with my boyfriend (for the first time) and it was great. I turned 26
 what one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
if my boyfriend would have gotten his Dutch residency permit faster
 how would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2005?
I’ve been really into flat shoes. I gave up on heels
 what kept you sane?
my boyfriend and my mom
 which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?
Garry Dourdan (Warrick Brown from CSI)
 what political issue stirred you the most?
the whole thing with Bush and the reason(s) he started a war
 who did you miss?
My cousin, who will remain anonymous
 who was the best new person you met?
Two actually: my boyfriend’s parents
 tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2005:
good things come to those who wait
 quote a song lyric that sums up your year:
“Izzy Kizzy Lizzy Go!” (Missy Elliot, Gossip Folks)