2005, A Summary.

What did you do in 2005 that you’d never done before?
Got hitched.

Did you keep your new years’ resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
I don’t make resolutions.

Did anyone close to you give birth?
Yes. Yay Annette and Billy.

Did anyone close to you die?
Not this year.

What countries did you visit?
Portugal, Spain & France

What would you like to have in 2006 that you lacked in 2005?
More recording. More creating my own music. More sleep.

What date from 2005 will remain etched upon your memory, and why?
October 8 – Duh.

What was your biggest achievement of the year?
Starting a new job.

What was your biggest failure?
Not creating enough music this year. Not really a failure, per se.

Did you suffer illness or injury?
Nope.

What was the best thing you bought?
Wedding bands. I think.

Whose behaviour merited celebration?
Feetnik, for getting a new job and starting a new life.

Whose behaviour made you appalled and depressed?
They know who they are. But never depressed. It’s more an apathetic reaction to their actions.

Where did most of your money go?
Wedding. Honeymoon. House.

What did you get really, really, really excited about?
Wedding. Traveling. iPod. Jazz.

What song will always remind you of 2005?
Here Comes My Baby by Cat Stevens – Thank you Candy and Mark.

Compared to this time last year, are you:
a) Happier or sadder?
happier
b) Thinner or fatter?
fatter
c) richer or poorer?
richer

What do you wish you’d done more of?
Relaxing. Audio stuff. Biking. Soldering.

What do you wish you’d done less of?
Working a 9-5 job.

How will you be spending Christmas?
Family. Driving. Baltimore.

How many one-night stands?
Only with Emily.

What was your favourite TV program?
24 and WB’s Starlet.

Do you hate anyone now that you didn’t hate this time last year?
I don’t really hate anyone.

What was the best book you read?
The Milk Sugar Dilemma by Richard A. Martens and Sherlyn Martens

What was your greatest musical discovery?
Alice Coltrane, Charles Mingus, Fela Kuti, Adam Ant, The Bar-Kays

What did you want and get?
Emily as my wife. Got married.

What was your favourite film of this year?
Walk The Line was pretty good.

What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?
Brickskeller. I turned one year older.

How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2005?
Buttondowns and slacks.

What kept you sane?
Drums.

Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?
Emily Watson

What political issue stirred you the most?
I don’t follow politics.

Who did you miss?
Papa

Who was the best new person you met?
We had no time for socializing this year. 🙁

Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2005:
Like every year, I tell all my friends to start investing in a Roth IRA

Quote a song lyric that sums up your year:
“Here comes the sun, here comes the sun – And I say it’s all right”
-George Harrison

Thanks Heidi!

1 Response to “2005, A Summary.”


  • i’m pretty damn proud of myself, too.

    i’m glad that 2005 got us even more reconnected. i’m glad you and emily are in my life. woo for the future!

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