Year end's meme

Here's a year end's meme I stole from the Fairy Blogmother:

1. What did you do in 2009 that you'd never done before?
I got surgery twice and I got married!

2. Did you keep your new year’s resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
I don't make new year's resolutions... why postpone resolutions & changes to new year only to not keep them then?

3. Did anyone close to you give birth?
oh yes multiple friends had a baby

4. Did anyone close to you die?
Fortunately not

5. What countries did you visit?
The Netherlands, Germany, France, Spain, UK, Singapore and Bali (Indonesia)

6. What would you like to have in 2010 that you lacked in 2009? idea right away

7. What dates from 2009 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?
06/06 our wedding :)

8. What was your biggest achievement of the year?
Preparing a wedding while recovering from surgery

9. What was your biggest failure?
Being impatient

10. Did you suffer illness or injury?
Yes on that point 2009 was a painful year...let's move on and forget.

11. What was the best thing you bought?
Hmmm not sure.

12. Whose behavior merited celebration?
many ordinary people with their heart in the right place

13. Whose behavior made you appalled and depressed?
Politicians, a lot of drivers, professionals without a professional attitude, ...

14. Where did most of your money go?
the wedding celebrations

15. What did you get really, really, really excited about?
Our wedding and honeymoon!

16. What song will always remind you of 2009?
Papillon from Editors

17. Compared to this time last year, are you:
a) happier or sadder? 
b) thinner or fatter? 
c) richer or poorer?
same same same.

18. What do you wish you’d done more of?
reading books

19. What do you wish you’d done less of?
not sure

20. How will you be spending New Year?
with friends at home

21. Did you fall in love in 2009?
oh yes

22. How many one-night stands?

23. What was your favorite TV program?
Van Vlees en Bloed

24. Do you hate anyone now that you didn’t hate this time last year?

25. What was the best book you read?
A thousand splendid suns - Khaled Hosseini

26. What was your greatest musical discovery?

27. What did you want and get?
A sweet gorgeous husband

28. What did you want and not get?
the winning lottery ticket :)

29. What was your favorite film of this year?
none, I do very very very little film watching lately

30. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?
I went to see a play directed by my cousin. I turned 32 this year.

31. What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
no infections, no open wounds

32. What political issue stirred you the most?
The Belgian political games

33. Who did you miss?
My Canadian friends whom I have not seen in such a long time

34. Quote a song lyric that sums up your year.
Liefde is alles liefde is alles
Wat er blijft wanneer de rest verloren is
leg je hand in de mijne
tot we samen verdwijnen

35. I wish you all a happy satisfying healthy loving 2010. Have a good celebration and a fun start of the new year. All best wishes to you all!!!!!


Lovely year for you and yours! (Except for the surgeries)

I hope you have a wonderful start to 2010!
Brian Miller said…
happy new year...wonderful answers.
Becca said…
I enjoyed this look at the year past in your life...I hope 2010 is wonderful for you and your family!

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