Wednesday, January 01, 2014

Welcome 2014!

My resolutions:
Putting the caps back on my hair product and toothpaste?

What I'm looking forward to:
Life without grad school (already loving it!)
Going back to A-town this summer
Doing my first 5k
Sherlock Season 3 (starting in February)
More photography
More camping
More learning to speak Spanish

What I'd like to try in 2014:
Taking pictures with my Brownie camera
Learning to use under-eye concealer
Painting my kitchen and cabinets
Red lipstick

Firsts from 2013:
Went to Italy (first trip overseas!)
Hiked the Sentiero Degli Dei with Brenna
Sunroof of my Accord blew OFF while I was driving
Bought a Subaru Legacy (see above ;))
Made bread pudding
Had a photo in the Horizontal Grandeur show at the Stevens County Historical Society
Left lung spontaneously collapsed (is totally fine now)
Spent five days in the hospital (see above)
Dad got a kidney from my sister (everyone is doing great)
Went climbing with the Twin Cities Rock Climbing Meetup Group
Camped at Blue Mounds State Park in MN 

Favorite things in 2013:
Turning the Screw - Heather Havrilesky's advice column on The Awl
Alle's columns on XOVain (Thanks for the recommendation, Bren!)
Newman's Own Peach Salsa
My new car
Tom Hiddleston (one celebrity crush to rule them all... :)) 
Italy - specifically the food, GELATO, Ostia Antica, and the Sentiero Degli Dei
Michael Palin's travel shows (streaming on Netflix)