Tuesday, December 21, 2021

End of the Year Meme List Thing - December 21, 2021

This year was such shit. Again.

I've been doing this since 2010!

1. What did you do in 2021 that you'd never done before?

Saw Hamilton, I guess?

2. Did you keep your new years' resolutions, and will you make more for next year?

No and no.

3. Did anyone close to you give birth?

I don't think so.

4. Did anyone close to you die?


5. What countries did you visit?

I didn't even visit any other STATES in 2021.

6. What would you like to have in 2022 that you lacked in 2021?


7. What date from 2021 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?

January 6....I guess.

8. What was your biggest achievement of the year?

I did some great stuff at my job and I'm thisclose to finishing out TWO years there!

9. What was your biggest failure?

I feel like my 2020 answers are the same for 2021. This year was just a blurry fail that whipped by so fast....

10. Did you suffer illness or injury?


11. What was the best thing you bought?

The mermaid blankies. The treadmill. My new Kindle that is waterproof (although I have yet to take a bath with it). The candle warmer. The tiny ice cube tray. 

12. Whose behavior merited celebration?


13. Whose behavior made you appalled and depressed?

Oh let's make a list.

14. Where did most of your money go?

Groceries/food deliveries/take out. <- same as 2020 - but also a down payment on some work on the house that will be done next year and the replacement microwave.

15. What did you get really, really, really excited about?

The summer party (and the summer in general, when things were kind of....OK for a hot second.)

16. What song will always remind you of 2021?

Olivia Rodrigo's song came out in 2021, right? Did it? Oh also the new Tori songs.

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

Honestly, happier (incrementally)

II. Thinner or fatter?

Fatter but finally accepting that diet culture is a lie.

III. Richer or poorer?


18. What do you wish you'd done more of?

Running around in those brief months after I was fully vaccinated and was sure everything was finally going to be OK.

19. What do you wish you'd done less of?

*waves hands*

20. How will you be spending Christmas?

I don't know. Thanks to Omicron, I don't even know if we'll eat with friends or just stay home alone. I would LIKE to go to HMart but even that may not happen.

21. What, if any, insight did you gain about yourself in 2021?

Wow does medication help!

You really can get through anything.

22. What was your favorite TV program?

Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist.

25. Do you hate anyone now that you didn't hate this time last year?

No I guess not.

26. What was the best book you read?

I read 80 books this year and a lot of them were good.

27. What was your greatest musical discovery?

Eurovision that we all watched was this year, right? I liked Eurovision.

28. What did you want and get?

To go to the art museum, concerts, and restaurants.

29. What did you want and not get?

The 2021 I thought we were going to have.

30. What was your favorite film of this year?

Did I watch any actual movies this year? I can't remember anymore.

31. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?

Saw Dinosaur Jr. I am 48.

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

Everyone getting vaccinated? 

33. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2021?

Elastic waist and soft T shirt.

34. What kept you sane?


35. Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?

I revived my ASkars thing and have a running joke with a friend in Sweden about him now.

36. What political issue stirred you the most?


37. Who did you miss?


38. Who was the best new person you met?

Jenny in Sweden!

39. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2021.

People are so fucking selfish.

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

Years go by....

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