List #122: What a Difference a Year Makes

2011 was many things. It was Tough. Heartbreaking. Challenging. Adventurous. And, well, Happy.

A Collage of Happy in 2011
It's easy to sit back on New Year's Eve and feel overwhelmed about life. But I refuse to enter the new year with a cloud over my head. And I'm going to be proud of what I have accomplished and what I have done. It was a very momentous year, after all.

What did I do right in 2011?

  • Pretty Girls Weekend, NYC, February
  • Spending a lot of time with my two favorite babies
  • Embracing the warm hugs of friendship when they were needed the most
  • Winter Walks, Spring Walks, Summer Walks, Fall Walks
  • Becoming an "ordained minister"
  • Marrying friends
  • Professional conferences and presentations
  • Tweeting
  • Attending PodCamp6
  • First dates 
  • What comes after the first date
  • Collecting a new wardrobe
  • Wine country: Chautauqua and Willamette
  • Deleting contact information from a cell phone
  • Defriending
  • Keeping memory alive
  • Crying and not crying
  • Seattle & Portland, Kappas West Coast, August/September
  • Creating a blog
  • Writing and more writing
  • West Virginia,Wild and Wonderful Librarians, October
  • Made new friends: real and virtual
  • Sporting events from college football to professional baseball, football and hockey
  • Protecting family
  • Christmas in the city, NYC, December
  • Cutting my hair short
  • Growing my hair long
  • Reading
So dear readers, what did you do right in 2011? And all the best to you in 2012. Looking forward to sharing the journey with you.

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