It’s going fast…. this train. But I am definitely on board. It’s hard to believe that during this “don’t blink for a second” year, so much has happened. Not stuff, but moments. Memories. Changes. My LIFE.

Let’s see… In 2012, in no particular order…
1) I learned to surf.
2) I moved myself, my son, (and everything but the couch) in with my boyfriend to a new home. (His couch was much, much better than ours). 
3) I traveled to the most impoverished country in the Western Hemisphere and held the hands of extremely sick children. (Will be able to fully discuss this life altering adventure in a few more months).
4) I saw Bruce Springsteen in concert for the first time.
5) I heard a trauma surgeon tell me that my son’s life was saved because of his car seat.
6) I paid off a lot of debt. 
7) I became fully aware and almost understanding of how all things Star Wars and Transformers will one day just shift into all things Sunday and Red Zone (See #2).
8) I volunteered in my son’s Kindergarten class. Kinder.Garten.
9) I was featured on Elizabeth Street. Kinda cool. 
10) I found myself. My calling. My love. And my strength. 
It’s been a good year. And I’m certain 2013 will be even better.
Happy New Year. Be safe, be happy, and be grateful. We are blessed. 
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  1. Monday, December 31st, 2012
    Happy New Year, Jenny! Here's to an awesome 2013! Elizabeth Street rocks!
  2. Monday, December 31st, 2012
    I think this list of accomplishments is so perfect...and not disheveled at all;) I REALLY hope we get to work together in 2013!
  3. Saturday, January 5th, 2013
    Kudos on all of your accomplishments, especially volunteering with the kinder set. It's a great idea to remember and focus on the good things 2012 had to offer. Cheers and thanks for the inspiration.

    -another mom blogger
  4. Sunday, January 6th, 2013
    Happy new year.

    I found your blog through red tri. LA blog so cool ^^

    For your number 10. Do you mind elaborating on that? I am curious. Thanks and happy new year!