Wednesday, January 7

a blurbie retrospective: 2008.

i know it's kind of late for this sort of thing, but i wanted to do a little tribute to 2008.

i mean, 2008: you're too cute to be forgotten.

so anyway, here's what i deem memorable.


11 albums we had fun with in 2008:

fleet foxes: self-titled.

shearwater: rooks.

she & him: volume one.

my morning jacket: evil urges.

lil wayne: tha carter III.

jenny lewis: acid tongue.

mogwai: the hawk is howling.

department of eagles: in ear park.

coldplay: viva la vida.

conor oberst: self-titled.

bon iver: for emma, forever ago.





10 movies we probably watched in theaters during 2008:
(this is not a statement of quality films by any means.)

the dark knight.
body of lies.
eagle eye.
stepbrothers.
prince caspian.
wall-e.
indiana jones. journey to the center of the earth.
burn after reading.
ghost town.




9 books we read (between us) during 2008:
the plot against america the wind-up bird chronicles inside delta force after dark abarat a fighter's heart beloved into the wild
the jungle

(there were definitely more . . .)




eight people on our new, updated list of siblings for 2008:

erynn, nate, john, sarah, miles, lauren, tatum, and noah.



2008's seven most fun events:
erynn's wedding, trafalga with kate and eric, fourth of july at grandma's (or really, any party there), summer visitors at jana's - john and miles, the cabin sleepover, ufc fights with friends . . . well, pretty much any time we spent with someone we love!




6 favorite places to get food in 2008:

nicolitalia's pizza
famous dave's
little caesar's
del taco
waffle house
the globe




5 different places that dumb, busted-up ford ranger took up space during 2008:
eric's house, our apartment, russ's yard, linda's driveway, scott's house.




four people who slept over at our apartment in 2008:
noah, john, cassian, and cory.





january, february, march -
three months of night crew at home depot in 2008.




2008's two biggest hits:



we got married! that's right, married!
(january 5th, i got the cutest husband in the universe. also, he got me for his birthday . . . which is, of course, january 5th.)



we moved to georgia!
(we packed all our belongings and our doggie into the ford focus and a trailer and drove straight through. that's right, it's like, 2000 miles.)




one great doggie who was with us through it all, the best pet of 2008:


JUDGE.

1 comment:

So said...

I love that retrospective! Very nice. And I didn't know you got married on James' birthday...that way he'll never forget your anniversary! cool!