1.) Where did you ring in 2006?
At ‘s dad’s apartment.

2.) What was your status by Valentine’s Day?
Employed and Engaged.

3.) Were you in school (anytime this year)?
Briefly.

4.) How did you earn your keep?
I was the only operations engineer at a podunk communications firm that couldn’t figure out what they wanted from me. I got laid off from that job in April. Now, I’m working on a SOC team for Shopping.com.

5.) Did you have to go to the hospital?
Nope.

6.) Did you encounter the police?
Got pulled over and talked my way out of a ticket once this year.

7.) Where did you go on vacation?
Pac Bell Park for one night.

8.) What did you purchase that was over $500?
My new laptop, ‘s laptop, and video iPods for the both of us.

9.) Did you know anybody who got married?
Yeah. My wife. She got married to me. Also: & . My cousin on my dad’s side.

10.) Do you know anybody who passed away?
Thankfully, no.

11.) Have you run into anybody you graduated high school with?
Everytime I go downstairs.

12.) Did you move anywhere?
I moved back into my old apartment in San Jose.

13.) What sporting events did you go to?
Baseball games at Pac Bell Park.

14.) What concerts did you go to?
Battle of the Bands at Ani-Magic 2006.

15.) Are you registered to vote?
Yes.

16.) If so, did you do your patriotic duty on Nov. 7?
Yes. D is for Victory.

17.) Where do you live now?
San Jose, CA.

18.) Describe your birthday.
Very little fanfare. Everyone online forgot it until I mentioned it. I got like maybe one call from my mom.

19.) What’s the one thing you thought you would never do but did in 2006?
Get married again.

20.) What is one thing you regretted this year?
I regret nothing. I live as few ever dare.

21.) What’s something you learned about yourself?
That I’m corny.

22.) Any new additions to your family?
My sister, Anna, had a baby.

23.) What was your best month?
December. Because I got to buy people presents again 🙂

24.) What from pop culture will you remember 2006 by?
Several: Leo died. Santos won. Danny loves Jordan. Jim kissed Pam. Karen smiled. Andy sung. Dwight lied.

25.) How would you rate this year with a scale from 1 (shitty) to 10 (excellent)?
9. I got a wife, I got a job, I got my show, I got my writing. The only thing that would make it a 10 is if I was debt-free and insanely rich.

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