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1. What did you do in 2016 that you'd never done before? Went to a slot canyon, etc
2. Did you keep your new years' resolutions, and will you make more for next year? It was to read "longer" books, which I did. I'm not really making any this year..
3. Did anyone close to you give birth? Not super close..
4. Did anyone close to you die? Does Snowy count?
5. What countries did you visit? Just the US
6. What would you like to have in 2017 that you lacked in 2016? *shrugs*
7. What date from 2016 will remain etched upon your memory, and why? Dana's wedding, Hawaii, etc
8. What was your biggest achievement of the year? Reading 52 books, etc
9. What was your biggest failure? *shrugs* Gaining weight?
10. Did you suffer illness or injury? Just like bruises and stuff lol
11. What was the best thing you bought? Books, etc
12. Whose behavior merited celebration? Anyone who did good things amid all the craziness
14. Where did most of your money go? Rent, groceries, etc
15. What did you get really, really, really excited about? Dana's wedding, going to Payson, etc

17. Compared to this time last year, are you:
Happier or sadder? Happier, yay!
Fatter or thinner? Fatter, siiigh..
Richer or poorer? Maybe a little poorer..
18. What do you wish you'd done more of? Geocaching maybe
19. What do you wish you'd done less of? Eating bad food lol
20. How will you be spending Christmas? I spent it with mom and my brother
21. Did you fall in love in 2016? Suree haha
22. How many one-night stands? None
23. What was your favourite TV program? Grey's Anatomy, Game of Thrones, etc
24. Do you hate anyone now that you didn't hate this time last year? Dislike..
25. What was the best book you read? The Worst Journey in the World, Antarctica, Frozen in Time, etc
26. What was your greatest musical discovery? "Shout" by Tears for Fears, etc
27. What did you want and get? Vacations, etc
28. What did you want and not get? The first edition of Worst Journey LOL, etc
29. What was your favorite film of this year? The Jungle Book, Kubo and the Two Strings, etc
30. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you? I went out to eat and got a tattoo. 27
31. What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying? *shrugs*
32. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2016? Casual
33. What kept you sane? Work, Prozac haha, etc
34. Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most? Cherry, Kit Harington, Justin Chambers from Grey's Anatomy..doesn't he look like Cherry??
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It's really distracting when I'm watching the show haha!
35. What political issue stirred you the most? Ugh, I don't even want to talk about politics D:
36. Who did you miss? Family, etc
37. Who was the best new person you met? *shrugs*
38. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2016: Positivity and love helps among the hatred
39. Quote a song lyric that sums up your year: *shrugs*
A book with more than 500 Pages/A book with a love triangle: The Worst Journey in the World by Apsley Cherry-Garrard
A classic Romance/A book that made you cry/A book more than 100 years old: The Home of the Blizzard by Douglas Mawson (1915)
A book published this year: Crossing Denali: An Ordinary Man's Adventure Atop North America by Michael Fenner
A book with a number in the title: One Mountain Thousand Summits: The Untold Story Tragedy and True Heroism on K2 by Freddie Wilkinson
A book written by someone under 30: *shrugs*
A book with non-human characters/A book from your childhood: A Dance with Dragons by George R.R. Martin
A book by a female author/A funny book/A memoir: Cherry: A Life of Apsley Cherry-Garrard by Sara Wheeler (two in one, yeahhh. LOL)/Moonwalker by Alan Rowan
A Mystery or Thriller: Borderline by Nevada Barr
A book with a one-word title: Alaska by James A. Michener
A book set in a different country/A book you started but never finished: Enduring Patagonia by Gregory Crouch
A non-fiction book: Crossing Denali: An Ordinary Man's Adventure Atop North America by Michael Fenner
A popular author’s first book: Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan
A book from an author you love that you hadn’t read yet: Home by Nightfall by Charles Finch
A book recommended by a friend: Saturn Run by John Sandford and Stein (well, a customer at work, but whatever lol)
A Pulitzer Prize winner/A book with a color in the title: In the Land of White Death by Valerian Albanov
A book at the bottom of your to-read list: *shrugs*
A book your mom loves: *shrugs*
A book that scares you: Fatal North: Adventure and Survival Aboard USS Polaris, the First U.S. Expedition to the North Pole, since the captain got got murdered D:
A book based entirely on its cover: That's one reason why The Worst Journey in the World caught my attention lol
A book you were supposed to read in school but didn’t: *shrugs*
A book you can finish in day: The Fur Person by May Sarton
A book with antonyms in the title: Master of Thin Air: Life and Death on the World's Highest Peaks by Andrew Lock
A book set somewhere you have always wanted to visit: The Loneliest Continent: The Story of Antarctic Discovery by Walker Chapman
A book that came out the year you were born: A Negro Explorer at the North Pole by Matthew A. Henson
A book with bad reviews: At the Mountains of Madness by H.P. Lovecraft (it was definitely dumb lol)
A trilogy/A book that became a movie/A book set in the future: Saturn Run
A book with magic: A Dance With Dragons
A graphic novel: None, I don't like graphic novels
A book by an author you’d never read before: Shackleton's Boat Journey by Frank A. Worsley
A book you own but had never read: The Ice Balloon: S. A. Andrée and the Heroic Age of Arctic Exploration by Alec Wilkinson
A book that takes place in your hometown/A book of short stories: Alaska might have mentioned Fairbanks..
A book that was originally written in a different language: Sherpa: The Memoir of Ang Tharkay by Ang Tharkay
A book set during Christmas: None
A book written by an author with the same initials as you: None
A play: None
A banned book/A book set in a high school: None that I know of..
A book based on or turned in to a TV show/A book based on a true story: Ordeal by Hunger: The Story of the Donner Party by George R. Stewart
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