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What did you do in 2013 that you'd never done before?
Helped demolish my sister's kitchen to prepare for remodelling. Lots of dust and an unexpected bee nest.
  I also learned to keep aquatic plants.
  Visited Long Island, New York for a Doctor Who convention (cosplaying as Doctor!Donna).
What was your favourite moment of the year?
I expect tonight (New Year's Eve) will be pretty memorable.
[ profile] stormsongk and have been together for 25 years tonight.

What was your least favourite moment of the year?
When I lost my wedding ring for three weeks.  It was on the floor of my car.
  Also when [ profile] enemyfrigate was slicing potatoes for our Yule supper and cut off the tip of her finger.  O.o
What would you like to have in 2014 that you lacked in 2013?
  A new septic system for my house.
What places did you visit?
  We went to the Smithsonian to see a Pre-Raphaelite exhibit.  Mind-blowing.
What dates from 2013 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?
None, sadly.
What was your biggest achievement of the year?
  Cooking more.
Did you suffer illness or injury?
  Nothing too bad...just a cold from Thanksgiving 'til Christmas.
What was the best thing someone bought you?
  An instruction manual for a knitting loom, a book about cave art
Whose behaviour merited celebration?
  My family all got along this year.
Whose behavior made you appalled and depressed?
A coworker looked at a picture of my family, saw Badger, and exclaimed, "Who's that woman?!?"  So rude.
Where did most of your money go?
What did you get really excited about?
Art and fish..
What song will always remind you of 2013?
None I can think of...
Compared to this time last year, are you:
a) happier or sadder?
b) fatter or skinner?
c) richer or poorer?
About the same on all counts..
What do you wish you'd done more of?
Cleaning and gardening.

What do you wish you'd done less of?
What was your favourite TV program?
Supernatural and Once Upon A Time. I also started watching Game of Thrones.
What was the best book you read?
I haven't read many books, but Frigate gave me a book about the English language that's pretty good.
What was your greatest musical discovery?
More classic rock.
What did you want and get?
I started keeping fish again in May after years without them.
What did you want and not get?
I haven't learned how to knit yet.
What was your favorite film of this year?
Hmmm...not sure.
What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?
Computers not crashing.
How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2012?
Eclectic and warm.  With more fandom t-shirts.
What kept you sane?
My fish and my cats.
What political issue stirred you the most?
Equal marriage rights.
Who do you miss?
Badger.  I hope she can visit soon.
Who was the best new person you met?
Julia, at a dinner party.
What was the best thing you ate?
Homemade potatoes au gratin with smoked Cheddar and Gouda.
Quote a song lyric that sums up your year:

"Boy don't you worry
You'll find yourself
Follow your heart and nothing else
You can do this if you try
All that I want for you, my son,
is to be satisfied.

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