Archive for December, 2004

Ten Personal Highlights of 2004

Tuesday, December 28th, 2004

My list kind of sucks since I have an awful memory. But here’s the things that stand out to me:

1) Bought a new house
2) I narrowly escaped blindness by going to the eye doctor on time
3) I beat Dan at REAL poker
4) Moved back to Chicago
5) Kept my job, even though a couple other coworkers lost their jobs during the company aquisition
6) Went on a kickass honeymoon in Maui
7) Learned how to snowboard
8) Saw two of my best friends, Rachel and Jenny, get married to two wonderful guys
9) Hosted my first family Christmas party
10) Had all sorts of people visit me in California - Shannon, Marian, Daddy, Dan, Tall Steve, Jenny, Melanie and Fatima (I don’t remember who else)

Next week: Ten Things You Look Forward to Doing in 2005

Ten New Year’s Resolutions

Monday, December 20th, 2004

1) Answer my phone when people call
2) Finish at least one photo gallery
3) Submit my expenses on time
4) Take more pictures
5) Print OUT pictures
6) Work out (shut up, people at work)
7) Reply to emails
8) Manage my Outlook calendar at work
9) Clean my fish tank more regularly
10) Save money

Next week: Ten Personal Highlights of 2004

Ten Favorite Holiday Songs

Monday, December 13th, 2004

1) It Must Have Been Ol’ Santa Claus - Harry Connick Jr.
2) The Christmas Song - Johnny Mathis
3) Sleigh Ride (the instrumental version)
4) Winter Wonderland - Annie Lennox
5) Angels We Have Heard on High
6) I’ll Be Home for Christmas
7) The Little Drummer Boy (with the Peace on Earth part)
8) Silver Bells
9) Christmas in Hollis - Run DMC
10) O, Holy Night

Next Week: Ten New Year’s Resolutions