Thank You, 2007, For The Following:
1. Heart and body re-opened with crowbar. 2. Once 3. My acting class that is kicking me into all kinds of new places in myself I didn't know I could access. 4. Wrote a book. 5. Getting to act in a short film and a web series. 6. Feeling joy again, true and complete, for the first time in many years. 7. Writing Somniloquy. 8. Beautiful Christmas trip home with family. 9. Year of seeing almost all of my favorite artists perform live. 10. All the little children. 11. Being lucky enough to live near some of my dearest friends, and getting to kick their butts at board games. 12. Philly and the things it stirred. 13. Lengha cholis and palek paneer. 14. Sitting next to husband every day at work, and husband having permanent job again, and all the resulting exhalations. 15. Camping, even if it was freezing. 16. Museums, museums, museums. 17. Mr. Stephen Sondheim. 18. Mr. David Lynch. 19. The Hollywood Wilshire YMCA. 20. Crock Pot. 21. Ratatouille 22. Eat, Pray, Love 23. Realizing that it's time. 24. Finding meaning again. 25. Producing my own vocals, writing more songs. 26. Interviewing the kids for the scholarship in my mom's name and feeling some hope for the future of humanity. 27. Wrote a song for a musical and wrote a part of a play. 28. Stability. 29. Simplicity. 30. Found my smile.
...for all this and so much more, I salute you and send you off with a fond farewell.
I love your list!
And yeah, there are two kinds of people in the world: Those who "got" Ratatouille, and those who kinda did not. :)
Eat, Pray, Love? Can a boy like that book as well? Cuz I loved it.