I’m bored. Let’s do this.

1. What did you do in 2003 that you’d never done before?
        I went to New York, I went to D-Week [that was spiffy], oh DUH! I joined Life Teen.

2. Did you keep your new years’ resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
        I don’t think I’ve ever made a New Years’ Resolution.

3. Did anyone close to you give birth?
        No one particularly close. My cousins did, but I only see/speak to them once a year.

4. Did anyone close to you die?
        No, thank God

5. What countries did you visit?
        None.

6. What would you like to have in 2004 that you lacked in 2003?
        A license, among other things that I can’t quite recall right now.

7. What date from 2003 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?
          Aug. 14 — my birthday. It was one of the best and worst days of 2003.

8. What was your biggest achievement of the year?
          Becoming less shallow.

9. What was your biggest failure?
          I was an asshole to my friends. Sorry guys.

10. Did you suffer illness or injury?
          Well, I got sick almost every other week.

11. What was the best thing you bought?
          I didn’t buy it, my godmother did. It was a crucifix from Tiffany’s in New York. I miss my crucifix.

12. Whose behavior merited celebration?
           That’s a good question. I’ll get back to you on that.

13. Whose behaviour made you appalled and depressed?
            There was a lot of them unfortunately. But that’s ok now because everything’s passe and all better now.

14. Where did most of your money go?
             Clothing and food. I suck with money.

15. What did you get really, really, really excited about?
             My trip to New York! That was a neat-o gig.

16. What song will always remind you of 2003?
             Hmmm…it’s between Dare You to Move, Learning to Breathe, and hah, a bunch of other songs by Switchfoot.

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

ii. thinner or fatter?
         Uh…I think I’m the same. How unhealthy.

iii. richer or poorer?
          Neither.

18. What do you wish you’d done more of?
           I wish I actually paid attention in school. I screwed myself over freshman year.

19. What do you wish you’d done less of?
           Procrastinating, lying, and I wish I bitched less. I was so angst-ridden. Hah.

20. How did you spend Christmas?
            I didn’t speak to anyone in my family for about a week before Christmas. In fact, I don’t think I started talking to them again until Christmas morning. I regret that. Christmas was pretty alright though.

22. Did you fall in love in 2003?
            I’d like to say I did, but no.

23. How many one night stands?
            Wouldn’t you like to know. No actually, there wasn’t any.

24. What was your favorite TV program?
             Hah Smallville and Everwood were my obsessions last year.

25. Do you hate anyone now that you didn’t hate this time last year?
              No. Actually, now I like a lot of the people I hated last year. Isn’t that a peach.

26. What was the best book you read?
          But of course Harry Potter 5!

27. What was your greatest musical discovery?
          The All-American Rejects, Switchfoot, and Mozart. Cool dude that Mozart was. Nice, relaxing classical music.

28. What did you want and get?
           I wanted something from Tiffany’s which I got and lost because I’m lame, and I also got a bunch of other things that I wanted but are pretty insignificant.

29. What did you want and not get?
           I wanted my permit. Oh hah, and I wanted a boyfriend. Silly me, but I got over that.

30. What was your favorite film of this year?
             Haha probably Lord of the Rings — Return of the King. I don’t go to the movies too often.

31. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?
             I ended up having to hang out in Texas for the majority of my birthday since we missed our connecting flight in Houston. I went with my family to hang out at some mall over there. I got home at 10 and went to the lock-in at Sacred Heart. Oh yeah, I turned 15.  

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

33. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2003?
           A lot of American Eagle and Nordstrom’s BP. Plus a dash of Forever 21, Wet Seal, and a tiny pinch of Abercrombie and Fitch and Hollister Co. A rather microscopic pinch, but a pinch at that.

34. What kept you sane?
           God, definitely. Plus certain friends and my journal[s].

35. Which celebrity/public figure did you want the most?
            Eh, there was a lot. There was Gregory Smith, then Matt O’Leary for a while. Not to mention Tyson Ritter, Orlando Bloom, and Shane West. I get obsessed very easily in case you haven’t already noticed.  

36. What political issue stirred you the most?
            The war.

37. Who did you miss?
           Tim.

38. Who are cool new people you met?
           Every one of you at Life Teen + all of you kids from Rancho! + Ms. Chrissi and Ms. Jasmine. There’s probably more, sorry dudes!

39. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2003?
           Procrastinating is bad, lying is too, and I should stop taking things for granted.

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

Do I expect to change
The past I hold inside
With all the words I say
Repeating over in my mind
Some things you can’t erase
No matter how hard you try
An exit to escape
Is all there is left to find
Close my eyes
Let the whole thing pass me by
There is no time
To waste, Asking why

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