12.29.2013

Sunday Social

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1. What is the best New Years Eve you’ve ever had?

The year I fell in love with N! It was New Years Eve 2006/7 and I had been planning on going to Greeley with my best friend to her boyfriend's frat party. There was a guy there I was *kind of* seeing but didn't have actual feelings for. That morning my parents gave me the big "oh hell no" to that plan, so I had to stay home. Instead of pouting all night I decided to send N an AIM and ask him what his plans were. Because his friends were all 21 and he was still 20 they were going out to a bar and then meeting him at a party. We decided to go to Village Inn together for dinner while waiting for everyone else, and it was at that dinner that I realized I was in love with him. He was laughing at something I was saying and the realization just hit me! We started dating a few days later and didn't exchange official "I love yous" until many months later when we had been living together for awhile, but that was the first night I knew!

2. Are you doing anything for NYE this year and if so what?

We don't usually have plans except for a nostalgic dinner at Village Inn- we both end up falling asleep long before midnight, but this year my dad got us tickets to the Avalanche game! I'm really excited!
3. Name a book we should all read come January?

Well I just finished The Brothers Karamazov (it's been on my reading list for probably 10 years!) and it was good enough to recommend but I'm still upset about the epilogue. :/
 

4. What are your new years resolutions?

Continue to be proactive about my health. My GI issues have been rapidly declining and despite my unwillingness to spend MORE money, I need to get this stuff figured out and get back to the doctor. I'd also like to try going gluten-free as a trial some time within the next year, but I also REALLY don't want to so we'll see. ;)

6 comments:

  1. Hello Lauren! Your NYE plans sound awesome as well! I'm so glad I found your blog! I love how authentic you are and I look forward to reading more!

    Happy early 2014!

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    1. Thank you and thank you! Happy early '14 to you as well! :)

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  2. I remember loving Brothers Karamazov but don't remember the epilogue.. I may have to bust it out. So sorry about the health issues you are dealing with. That does make everything else harder. Hope things improve in 2014!

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    1. It just cut off so abruptly and I had wanted to know what happened to all the characters! I read online that Dostoevsky had intended it to be the first part in a series so subsequent books would have likely contained more of the story, but he died not long after publishing it so it never happened.

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  3. I'm sorry to hear about your GI issues giving you even more trouble :(

    I hope you two have fun at the game tonight!!

    Jen
    Jen.amileamemory@gmail.com

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    1. I need to give my doctor another call, uggh! I hope the game is fun tonight too because N is super sick! He says he still wants to go so we'll see how he does!

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