1) Got married. 2) Had a baby. 3) Moved to Palatine, IL. (Those who live in 60067 will know why that one made the list.) 4) Moved far away to Austin, TX. 5) Adopted a dog. 6) Lost my college roommate and dear friend in 9/11. 7) Lost my faith working for a Christian organization/found my faith working for a Christian organization. 8) Was divinely connected with the girls who would later call ourselves “the love group.” 9) Had a Pulmonary Embolism that almost cost me my life. 10) Traveled to London, Paris, Italy, and the Dominican Republic. (The last place being my first and only mission trip.)
Goodbye 2000s. You were a sweet mixture of good times and hard times, mostly ending 2009 hard. Therefore, I look forward to the next decade. All of the adventures, challenges, blessings and the unique ways I can contribute and make my mark in this world.
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