My Celebration List

This year instead of listing out all the things I have wanted to do, I deciced to look back and be proud of all the weird and wonderful things I have done to this point in my life.  A celebration of facts (no particular order) as it were; hence, The Celebration List.

  1. Adopted the best dog ever
  2. Worked as an honest to god actress at Colonial Williamsburg
  3. Was in a national televised ad (you could only see the back of my head, arm and hand…but  dammit, I was there)
  4. Survived my first ever Yoga class
  5. Studied abroad in London for a semeter
  6. Went to Paris for ten days all by myself (I don’t even speak French!)
  7. Up and quit a high paying job without another one because I wasn’t going to stand for the working conditions
  8. Find Monty Python and Black Adder rip roaring hysterical
  9. Learning to love without judging
  10. Set a goal of being paid for my photography with in a 12 month period and not only had 1 job, but three
  11. Saw Scotland, the homeland
  12. Started reading Shakespeare at 11 because I wanted to
  13. Have done business in Denmark, Sweeden, London, Glasgow, Paris, Manchester, Birmingham, Vienna
  14. Jumped from Lower mid level (Sr. AE) agency person to Senior Level (SVP, Marketing Manager) agency person in the span of 7 years
  15. Earned the highest level of performance rating ever given at my company
  16. Can cook…really cook…like french stuff
  17. Donated to This American Life
  18. Painted my apartment in one day
  19. Facing my fear of failing
  20. Can read a clinical study and understand what the heck they are trying to say
  21. Own every US released Beatles Album
  22. Saw Aretha Franklin and Etta James live
  23. Can build a movie from stills and a song that tells a story
  24. Have the best little photoblog community
  25. Have met Scott Kelby
  26. Have met Rick Sammon


More to come, but not a bad start.


5 thoughts on “My Celebration List

  1. Girl you should be very proud! What a great list of achievements. I know you will continue to build on this great list of celebrations 🙂

  2. I just found this tab on the site today! Cool list! Something about “that” birthday I think makes you want to take stock – “that” one comes for me this April.

  3. Hey, I read a lot of blogs on a daily basis and for the most part, people lack substance but, I just wanted to make a quick comment to say GREAT blog!…..I”ll be checking in on a regularly now….Keep up the good work! 🙂

    I’m Out! 🙂

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