2. I tried my hand at gardening (and it worked!!).
3. Had two family reunions this year (one was to celebrate the 70th birthday of one aunt and the 8-th of another).
4. My cousin got married!!
5. I started teaching at two local universities as an adjunct instructor (and have been encouraged to go back to school).
6. I moved from the house that I've lived in for basically the past seven years (you should read this sentence and know that this was a devastating and sad experience, but also kind of good because the neighborhood had gone downhill).
7. I became a homeowner.
8. I got a MAJOR haircut! #newstyle
9. I was a guest blogger for My Canvas!!!!!!!
10. I made some sweet, unexpected discoveries (like the envelope for a letter to my grandmother. My grandfather wrote "I love you" on the inside. I wonder if she ever saw it).