Rang in the new year in Times Square.
Won a tattoo contest for my leg sleeve and got a free piece as the prize. This is how I got my gypsy.
So many birthday surprises!
Got dreamy new skates and back to derby after the rib injuries healed.
Nominated for 'Most Irish Person in Sioux City'
Was in the St. Patrick's parade.
Jumped for Jesus with the black baptists on Easter.
Hitched a ride with some friends to SF for a hippie gathering on Earth Day.
My stepdad's cancer is in remission!!
Mastered my anatomy class and got to dissect things.
Finally figured out what to do with my life!
Applied for/was accepted to/began massage therapy school (aka hippie school) - I've never been happier.
The carnival was extra-magical this year.
Books, books, books. I've read them all.
RELEASE THE KRAKEN!
Saw Henry Rollins and Social Distortion.
Went to my first pow-wow
Attended some fabulous parties.
Late nights and gin-fueled mayhem.
Stomach and post-ear tattoos.
Found a pair of combat boots that actually fit.
Mish & Charlie got married! It was a beautiful ceremony and the day was flawless. I was honored to be a groomsman in the wedding.
Got the start on a serious work of writing completed.
Modeled for Annika's painting.
Learned how to break a 2x4 with my hand in QiGong.
Got some fancy new cat's eye glasses.
Managed to trade for factory rims and get new tires and functional 4WD, a major improvement on my jeep.
Caught up with old friends, made some new friends.
The weather was absolutely gorgeous all year round.Down-
While Boo Boo, Beau, Audrey & I were with the hippies the earth started bleeding oil. It took months before anyone fixed it.
Fluffy, the capricious black cat I've had since I was 5, died after nearly 20 years. I miss you so much, little one.
Paul from Jones passed away.
Peter Steele left this level, too.
Was unable to join my family on their pilgrimmage to Ireland.
The Bettiemobile decided to eat the radiator. Add that to the fan, tie rod end, sway bar, and pan gasket seal.
Missed a few other planned trips due to financial constraints.
Missed this year's midnight Mass.
My social life pretty much dropped off during the first semester because I was completely absorbed in my schooling.
The year has been incredible. Here's wishing that 2011 is just as horrorshow.