2005 in review

i’ve been inspired by aarwenn and rambling girl to take a look back on 2005. good things. regrets. craziness.

travel. in 2005 i was able to visit for fun: cancun, washington dc, houston, seattle (twice), canada, the cayman islands, chicago and i’m leaving for vegas tonight.

concerts. and in 2005 i saw: keane, big head todd, jack johnson, james taylor, the fray, death cab for cutie, iron & wine w/calexico, the decemberists, and several local bands.

school. in 2005 i started my MBA. and while i miss my free time, i’m making the best of it.

home. si and i bought a house in 2005. it’s a lot of work. and expensive. but it feels so unbelievably good to not have a landlord.

friends. i met so many new, wonderful people in 2005. mostly thanks to this blog and the internet crack known as myspace. i’m very thankful to have them in my life and can’t imagine how i coped without them!

health. 2005 was the year i finally got control of my health issues. now i have an incredible amount of energy and feel better than i have in years!

so those are the good things. now onto the regrets.

actually, and aarwenn will hate me, but i don’t really have any! at least any specific to 2005. if i could go back, oh say 10 years, then i might have some. but you know, then i wouldn’t be who i am today. would i be better? maybe? but maybe not.

and the craziness.

all the crazy, crazy, crazy nights i’ve had in the past few months. fueled by good friends, music, and of course my pal jack. i wouldn’t trade them for anything.

so although there were some sucky things in 2005 that i never got into on my blog, on the whole it wasn’t a bad year.

here’s to a great 2006, filled with lots of fun, friends, craziness, and major life changes.

cheers!

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2 responses to “2005 in review

  • Aarwenn

    I’d like to point out that I wrote my Regrets post after a lot of wine, and don’t REALLY think that everyone who doesn’t have regrets is a revisionist historian. If you don’t have any regrets, that’s awesome. :)Really great to meet you, again. Have a wonderful 2006!

  • Shannon

    I think you should regret not coming to more crops so that you could hang out with ME. But that’s just me. Hehe…

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