Sunday, January 04, 2009

Sunday Stealing #15

1. Looking back on 2008, what might your theme song have been? "Rosalita." Because Bruce sings, "Someday we'll look back on this and it will all seem funny."

2. If 2008 was a movie, who would play you? Carrie Fisher. This year and every year. We have similar round faces and sharp-edged observations.

3. What was your greatest gift of 2008? My friend Kathleen not only talked me into going to the Election Night rally in Grant Park, she followed up by giving me the original press plate from the Tribune's historic 11/05/08 front page. I'm so lucky to have her!

4. What is your New Year Resolution, or, what are you committing to this year? Getting more organized and getting healthier. Looking over this living room, with stacks of paper, shoes, luggage and laundry on the floor, that organization thing looks like an especially daunting task.

5. If January could be represented by one song, what would it be? "Changes in Latitudes, Changes in Attitudes" by Jimmy Buffett. "If we weren't all crazy we would go insane."

6. What do you wish for your body in 2009? More stamina and flexibility. I figure if I get healthier, my body will look better, too.

7. Name one new thing you would love to try in the New Year. (Blushing) I'm having nothing but deliciously dirty thoughts here.

8. What do you long for 2009 to bring? I long for 2009 to bring the opportunity to do #7 with Don Draper.

9. If that happened, how would you feel? Divine. Heavenly. Complete. Spent.

10. Where would you love to vacation in 2009 if money were no object? Manhattan or London.

11. What would you like the theme of 2009 to be? "Happy Days Are Here Again." It was a lucky charm for FDR, let's hope it works the same magic for Barack Obama.

12. If 2009 was a book, and the title was 5 words or less, what might the title be? 2009: Better than 2008

To play along: Sunday Stealing: The New Year Meme