Monday, December 24, 2012

2012: The Best Of

My "Best Of" list, while it does include many things that debuted in 2012, is not solely comprised of such things. It's a list of the best things I discovered in 2012. Or just things I came to see/love in a new way throughout the year. Or just things I've always loved.

Wreck It Ralph
Hottie Boomba Lottie
Captain America
Hunger Games
The Avengers
The Hobbit

The Fault In Our Stars
Fahrenheit 451
The Race Beat
My Name is Asher Lev
American Jesus

Twitter pages:
Modern Seinfeld
Maureen Johnson
John Green

Musical artists:
Imagine Dragons
A Great Big World
Greg Holden
Walk Off The Earth
Opus Orange
Julia Nunes

Personal photos: (This one could go on forever but here's a few that never cease to make me smile)

Television shows:
Parks and Recreation
The Mindy Project
Doctor Who

Road trips:
Northern California w/ Trent, Phillip, Grant and Emily (Days 1&234)
Southern California w/ Becca
Mid-week Meridian, Idaho w/ the VPLCT

Other events that changed my life:
  • Seeing Jordan three times in the spring & then talking every single day (in some form) the entire time I was home
  • Lorraine getting her mission call to Paris, France
  • SJ's mission farewell
  • Longboarding down the canyon (finally)
  • Writing for The (Daily) Universe
  • Brooke telling me she was having a baby (It's a girl, by the way)
  • Seeing Imagine Dragons live
  • Spending a great deal of my free time during the second half of the semester with Peter
  • Winning 52 free meals to Chick-Fil-A
  • Tuesday lunches (and sometimes dinners) in spring term with Trent
  • Finally getting a smartphone
It's been one heck of a year. I'm stoked to see how 2013 turns out. Have a great Christmas, my dear friends.

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