Friday, January 2, 2009

New Year's Survey!

Thanks to my Blogger Buddy Leslie for passing this on! Join in the fun....just copy/paste and put in your own answers! You can visit Leslie's beautiful blog at the link below!!!

http://guatemama-leslie.blogspot.com/

1. What did you do in 2008 that you’d never done before?

Finally finished photography school and put these skills to use making money!


2. Did you keep your New Years’ Resolutions, and will you make more for next year?

I don't think I made any.....and I didn't make any this year!

3. Did anyone close to you give birth?

Yes.....I have some new beautiful little cousins!

4. Did anyone close to you die?

No...not that I was real close with.

5. What countries did you visit?

None this year....stayed in the good ole' US of A!

6. What would you like to have in 2009 that you lacked in 2008?

Contentment and control of my spending habits! (Wish me luck and say a prayer!)

7. What date from 2008 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?

May 29th....my anniversary, on the beach in Florida with Chris and the girls!


8. What was your biggest achievement of the year?

Starting my photography business.....and being a mommy! I love motherhood!

9. What was your biggest failure?

Over eating......well, late night eating I guess. I can go all day without eating, but eat at night when I'm bored! Spending too much money......but, my kids are well clothed! :-)


10. Did you suffer illness or injury?

Nothing major.......just back pain! Hope this year brings much less back pain!

11. What was the best thing you bought?

All the matching decor and partying stuff for my girls birthdays!!!


12. Whose behaviour merited celebration?

Chris......staying calm, cool and collected when I was losing it at times! Yet...being supportive when I ranted and raved about things that just were not right and him being on my side!!!

13. Whose behaviour made you appalled and depressed?

Ahhh......they know who they are! Rrrrrrrrrrrr

14. Where did most of your money go?

Target, Ebay :-)...MADISYN

15. What did you get really, really, really excited about?

Monthly packages from Jennifer and family!

Vacations.....Camping......Birthday Parties....Madisyn coming home from summer visitation!

16. What song will always remind you of 2008?

"International Harvester"......I'm a country girl!

"What do ya think about that" Montgomery Gentry

"Cinderella" by Steven Curtis Chapman

17. Compared to this time last year, are you:
happier or sadder?

ehhh, same I guess

thinner or fatter? Same.....DANG IT


richer or poorer? Poorer!


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

Enjoying the HERE and NOW


19. What do you wish you’d done less of?

Eating :-).....Worrying

20. How did you spend Christmas?

With Family


21. What on-line users did you meet?

Many new blogger buddies! And...old friends on Facebook (not a fan, but a friend talked me into it! It was kinda fun!)


22. Did you fall in love in 2008?

I fall in love everyday all over again with my girls...and their silly giggles and wacky humor!


23. How many one-night stands?

Oh gosh....too many to count. You know how promiscuous I am! te he he

24. What was your favourite TV program?

Ok...hate me now, THE BACHELOR....and Samantha Who?

I also love that 70's Show!


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

Hate is a strong word.........very much dislike, YEP!

26. What was the best book you read this year?

I read a lot.....Best one was "If Mama's Going South, We're all Going With Her"

27. What was your greatest musical discovery?

Not so much of a discovery....but I love watching Madisyn sing in the talent show every year! I also started to love Christian Music this year.


28. What did you want and get?

Lots of vacations


29. What did you want and not get?

A winning lottery ticket

Going to Nashville to see Jen and Greg! (FEBRUARY!!!!!)


30. What was your favourite film of this year?

I'm not so much into movies......don't think I even went to a movie this past year! My attention span is not so great :-) I'm looking forward to "Marley and Me" and "Bedtime Stories" though!

31. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?

I don't think I did anything on my birthday...but we left shortly after to go to Florida for 9 days......I turned the Big 33!

32.What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?

Being able to go back to Guatemala just to visit and take it all in again!

Chris being home more and not on such crazy shifts....it is just as hard on me adjusting to his schedules. It is down right depressing at times!

Moving back home would have been AWESOME...well, for me anyway! Being closer to my family would be nice!

33. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2008?

COMFORT clothing! Fashion flew out the window and comfort flew in!

34. What kept you sane?

Jennifer!!!!!!!

Medication (hey...at least I'm honest!)

35. Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?

Hate me again....but I love Ellen. Her shows are always "Happy".....dancing and humor put me in a good mood!

36. What political issue stirred you the most?

Negative political ads..... Racism, Immigration

37.Who did you miss?

I always miss my nieces and nephew! I wish they were all closer!

I do miss Lyza's foster family also.....wonderful people!

38. Who was the best new person you met?

Hands down......Jennifer and her family! I love them......they keep me sane, grounded and laughing!

39. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2008?

Friends keep you going..... a smile makes a great impression.....skin color does not matter.....Family is Forever!


40. Quote a song lyric that sums up your year.

I heard it through the grapevine

My new neighbor don't like my big red barn

A '47 Ford, bullet holes in the door

Broke down motor in the front yard

I got half a mind to paint a plywood signAnd nail it up on a knotty pine tree

Saying I was here firstThis is my piece of dirt

And your rambling don't rattle me

Some people care about what other people think

Worry about what they say

Let a little gossipComing from a loose lip ruin a perfect day

Say, blah, blah, blah, just a jacking their jaws

Gotta let it roll off of my back

I don't give a dern what other people think

What do ya think about that?

I wear what I want to, overalls, work boots

Crank my music up loud

Like to sling a little mud in my four wheel drive Trek it all into town

Shoot a little eight ball down at the pool hall

Drink a beer with my friends

Now don't judge me and I won't judge you

Cause we all get judged in the end

3 comments:

Leslie said...

THAT was tooo fun was'nt it? LOL

OMG i need to STOP buying abby clothes and eating too...DAMN why does everything bad feel ohhhh sooo good!!! LOL

I will have to post some more surveys when i find good ones i love learning new things about my blogger moms!!!

Hugs,Leslie

Cindy said...

We like the Bachelor in our house too...

Angie said...

I love The Bachelor too! And Ellen. She's a hoot.
Where are you from?