Monday, January 2, 2012

2011 review.

places traveled:
big bear, california
santa barbara, california
joshua tree, california
anaheim, california *disneyland for the first time
palm springs, california
portland, oregon
big sur, california
boston, massachusetts
derry, new hampshire (x2)
stowe, vermont
portland, maine

top five:
spending thanksgiving with my family for the first time since 2004
getting to see mark's first turn on a snowboard 
seeing a completed copy of here today 
finishing the pasadena marathon 5k
going freelance

friends seen:
stacy, jessie, briana, christian, danielle, kris, anissa, jackie, jacki, freya, ray, kate, kevin, devin, nicole, jen, mia, rian, tyson, emily, omar, janel, erica, ben d., ben c., ellie, matthew, marissa, marcus, susie, lana, jett, sue, & ed

favorite breakfast:
eggs and bacon out of a travel bowl in the ventana wilderness

favorite lunch(es):
eating sandwiches at home with mark

favorite dinner:
thanksgiving with my family

favorite dessert:
billy g's pecan pie

favorite movie:
blue valentine
(honorable mention: the shining at hollywood forever for my birthday)

favorite album:
cass mccomb's wit's end got the most play here at home

song on repeat:
nightcall by kavinsky & lovefoxxx

favorite book:
just kids by patti smith

favorite television show:
(tie) game of thrones / american horror story

favorite burger:
the 'holiday bird' at umami burger

favorite pizza:
(tie) plain cheese from garage pizza / newman's own uncured pepperoni thin & crispy

favorite dog:
(tie) lucy / beans

favorite cat:
billy, a.k.a. mister fish, our neighbor's kitty

grateful for: mark, family, friends, the pooches, continued adventures, good health, and freedom

*looking forward to this brand-new year in front of me. and, with two trips planned so far, my photography site going up soon, and two races entered already (5k and half marathon), i think it's gonna be a good one...