A Year In Review ~*2013*~

Can you believe it's almost 2014??? I know that I can't!  This year went by so fast, but I guess we say that about every year!  Well, I hope everyone had a fabulous 2013. I'm ready for a new year and 2014 is going to rock the house down :)

I'm teaming up with Nicole at Three 31 for the Year in Review Link Up.

What did you do in 2013 that you’d never done before?
I got promoted after being at my job for only 6 months!  The last time I got a promotion it took me 2 years!
Did you keep your new years’ resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
I'm going to go with a NO on this one :(  Of course I have some for 2014 :)
Did anyone close to you give birth?
Yes! My Bestie Lindsay :-)
Did anyone close to you die?
A good friend of my brother's passed away in April.  He was 34 years old.
What countries did you visit?
Just the good o'l USA
What would you like to have in 2014 that you lacked in 2013?
 Financial Security
What date from 2013 will remain etched upon your memory?
March 9th 
What was your biggest achievement of the year?
Surviving the 3 months that I covered Donovan House and the Helix!
What was your biggest failure?
This is a personal one that I'm going to keep to myself :)  However, it is something that I'm working on again and I think this time around will be even better!
Did you suffer illness or injury?
I got the NoroVirus in April!
What was the best thing you bought?
My TV!!!!!
Whose behavior merited celebration?
My brother...he took a job in D.C. He didn't necessarily want to move here, but I'm glad he did!
Where did most of your money go?
It's a toss up between Bills and Target!
What did you get really, really, really excited about?
Mom bought us Darius Rucker tickets! The concert isn't until March, but I'm super excited.
What song will always remind you of 2013?
Katy Perry - Roar
Compared to this time last year, are you:
Happier or Sadder? - Just "ehh"
Thinner or Fatter?
Richer or Poorer?
What do you wish you’d done more of?
What do you wish you’d done less of?
How will you be spending Christmas?
Here in Northern VA.  Mom and Dad are coming up here this year.
Did you fall in love in 2013?
How many one-night stands?
Who were your best friends?
Lindsay *always*
Marcy and I got to be closer this year..yay for single girlfriends :)
What thing did you do that was meaningful to others?
I have never done this before, but something in me said it was the right thing to do.  I gave a homeless man all the cash that was in my wallet.  Granted it was only $2, but it could buy him something to eat at the McDonalds down the street.  I hope he put it to good use.
What were your favorite TV programs?
The Vampire Diaries & The Good Wife
Do you hate anyone now that you didn’t hate this time last year?
Hate is such a strong word.  I despise someone that I didn't last year, because I've worked with her all year and she's an evil selfish person.
What was the best book you read in 2013?
The Great Gatsby
What was your greatest musical discovery?
Oh gosh, I really don't know!
What did you want and get?
I wanted a raise and I got one when I got promoted in June
What did you want but did NOT get?
A cat.
What was your favorite film of this year?
The Great Gatsby & World War Z
Jurassic Park 3D was pretty awesome too!
What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?
I turned 30.  I went home to Roanoke and went Zip Lining with my mom and dad!
What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
Not having gotten pulled over.  However, if that hadn't have happened, then I wouldn't have learned from it.
What kept you sane?
My mom
Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?
Domhnall Gleeson
What political issue stirred you the most?
Is it bad that I don't have an answer to this...?
Who did you miss?
Stephanie...all the way in Atlanta!
Who was the best new person you met this year?
Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2013.
Don't drink and drive!

~ Quote(s) that sums up your year ~ 
One day at a time | Live your life consciously | To thine own self be true.

Linking up for Totally Posted Tuesday with Karly Kim & Glossy Blonde.
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