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First of all, thank you so much everyone for the birthday wishes! I had a pleasant birthday. I managed to convince my coworkers (distinguished professors, office staff, and graduate students alike) to dance for me. It was the only way I would let them sing Happy Birthday (I hate when people sing Happy Birthday at me because it makes me so, so uncomfortable). The department chair gave me three different bars of fancy dark chocolate and my officemates bought me a cake, which was so, so tasty. I got a hugs and well wishes and random text messages throughout the day and then I went home last night to finish my final. IT IS SO EXCITING BEING 32 LET ME TELL YOU. Hopefully tonight we will have a proper birthday celebration at the movie theatre seeing DMB in 3D. We have to go tonight because we have company coming tomorrow night and we won't be able to go and tomorrow is the last day it's showing.

MOVING ON. I'm working on a more elaborate end-of-the-year post in my head, but here are some memes I took from the beautiful, darling [personal profile] mcollinknight.



Looking ahead:

1. Will you be looking for a new job?: Yes. So here's to hoping I find one!

2. Will you be looking for a new relationship?: No.

3. New house?: I'll be moving but I know where I'm moving, so no.

4. What will you do different in ‘10?: I have no idea but I hope I do a lot differently.

5. New Years resolution?: I don't make resolutions.

6. What will you not be doing in ‘10?: It's hard to say. Um...probably...traveling to another country.

7. Any trips planned?: If everything goes as tentatively planned, there might be a lovely cross-country road trip in May.

8. Wedding plans?: No.

9. Major thing on your calender?: One major thing on my calendar but I'm not going to discuss the specifics right now.

10. What can't you wait for?: The Pacific.

11. What would you like to see happen differently?: I want illnesses to go away or be lessened. That'd be awesome.

12. What about yourself will you be changing?: I would just like to start writing again.

15. Will you dress differently this year then you did in 09?: I doubt it. I'm too poor to get new clothes lol (also, where did 13 and 14 go??)

16. Will you start or quit drinking?: Neither.

17. Will you better your relationship with your family?: I think my relationship with my family is pretty awesome already.

18. Will you do philanthropy work?: I would really like to.

19. Will you go to bars?: No. I dislike bars.

20. Will you be nice to people you don't know?: Of course I will. Why wouldn't I?

21. Do you expect '10 to be a good year for you?: I don't know. I'd like to say yes. I said 2009 would be a good year. It wasn't. It was better than 2008 (goddamn that year sucked) but it certainly wasn't omgamazing.

22. How much did you change from last year to this year?: I'm not sure that I did change? I don't know.

23. Do you plan on having a child?: No.

24. Will you still be friends with the same people you are friends with now?: I hope so! I love them all so much :)

25. Major lifestyle changes?: Probably not.

26. Will you be moving?: Yes.

27. What will you make sure doesn't happen in '10 that happened in 2009?: I don't even want to attempt to say those things won't happen again. lol

28. What are your New Years Eve plans?: Probably food and movies with the BFF. I kind of plan on buying a bottle of champagne even if I'm the only one who will drink it.

29. Will you have someone to kiss at midnight?: My BFF!

30. One wish for '10?: That I start living again.


This one is from FB, according to [personal profile] mcollinknight. It is not particularly end of year/next year centric. But I love memes. :D

What are you thinking about?
The Third Reich. I turned in my final last night but I'm still in school mode, brain-wise.

Have you drank alcohol this year?
Yes. I had cognac for the first time!

Would you get married if you could right now?
No.

How did you feel when you woke up today?
I had a headache, which sucked. I am pretty dehydrated from yesterday.

Are you good at hiding your feelings?
I used to be better at it. Now I suck at it.

Could you ever be friends with someone that broke your heart?
Probably.

If you could change your eye color would you?
No. I love my eyes!

Who did you last get into a big argument with?
The BFF, probably.

Have you ever had a really big fight with a best friend?
Yes.

Do you want to get married & have children one day?
Not really.

Which of your friends do you argue with the most?
The BFF and I get into disagreements because we are an old married couple.

Do you like to have long hair or short hair?
Long. I like the option of being able to pull it back.

Are you over the age of 25?
Very much so. GASP I AM OLD.

Would you be able to tell someone you love them, even if you didn't feel it?
Yes, because there is more than one kind of love and the love I have for people in general does not feel the same as the love I have for people to whom I am very close.

How do you currently make your money?
Working at a university.

Have you kissed anyone in the last 4 hours?
No.

How many texts are in your inbox?
80 billion. I have no idea. I should clear out my inbox.

Has someone of the opposite sex ever told you they loved you?
Yes.

Who was your last text message from ?
My BFF.

Who was the last person you rode in a car with?
I usually do the driving, so I don't remember the last time I just rode in the car. But it was with the BFF.

When was the last time you cried really, really hard?
I don't remember.

Who took your profile picture?
My mom.

Would you rather smile over a lie or cry over the truth?
Cry over the truth, I suppose.

What’s on your bedroom floor right now?
Lots of stuff. Clothes, boxes, books. My bedroom is currently storage.

Do you trust people too easily?
Sometimes I do.

Are you satisfied with what you currently have in life?
I won't lie. I'm not.

Have you ever cut class?
God yes.

Have you ever liked someone a lot older than you?
Yes.

If you had a baby with the last person you texted, what would the baby' s last name be?
I'm not sure! If I had the baby, I'd probably give it my last name.

Last thing you ate?
Oatmeal.

How many people are you texting?
None atm. But generally, I am texting the BFF and [personal profile] finch00 (though not very often because AT&T charges me an arm and a leg to text Canadia).

Will you be in bed within twenty minutes?
No.

What is the last non-alcoholic beverage you had?
Water.

Could you ever forgive a cheater?
It depends. Probably not.

Do you hate the last guy you had a conversation with?
Not at all! He's quite nice.

Is there a girl that knows everything or almost everything about you?
Yes. The BFF.

Have you told anybody you loved them today?
Not yet.

Do you make every decision as if your parents are watching?
I used to. Omg. My parents and God.

Have you ever gotten the butterflies?
Oh dear, so often.

Do you like to run?
No. I never have.

Is there anyone that you care more about than yourself?
Yes.

Do you put candy canes on your Christmas tree?
No.

Do you get snow where you live?
Not very often.

Do you believe in love?
Yes.

This year have you ever been heartbroken?
No.

Do you think 2010 will be better?
I hope so.

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