This is a very long list. Because I’m old.
1969: I’m still considered a child of the sixties, right?
1970: I’m not the youngest anymore. Damn.
1971: I can yell louder than the baby.
1972: Fuck this middle child shit.
1973: Musical Kindergarten!
1974: Real Kindergarten and the Spokane World’s Fair!
1975: Chicken Pox during Spring Break.
1976: I think I finally learned how to ride a bike.
1979: Running very fast in rotary track club.
1980: We are covered in ash. and no more glasses!
1981: New step-dad and being utterly embarrassed by my mom being pregnant with new brother.
1982: Goodbye old friends, hello new ones.
1983: Majorly awkward freshman year.
1984: First boyfriend.
1985: More high-school awkwardness
1987: Just looking forward to getting the hell out of High School.
1988: Terrible grades but super fun times with new friends in college.
1989: Grades continue to plummet due to fun friends so decided to move to New York to be a nanny.
1990: This is the happiest year of my life so far, due having new adventures.
1991: California here I come!
1992: I was friends with a bunch of Scandinavian nannies this year and we had a lot of fun.
1993: The year I met my husband. Also the year I inexplicably decide to be a Christian.
1994: Crazy Pentecostal, psychologically damaging, year.
1995: Questioning crazy Christian ways.
1996: Earnestly getting through community college so I can transfer.
1997: The year I married my husband! Also, University of California at Santa Cruz, w00t!
1998: Study, study study, write bullshit literature papers, study.
1999: Library school, and a new job at Santa Clara University.
2000: I began working in the “The Cave” AKA Government Documents at Santa Clara.
2001: Do I even have to say it? (9/11)
2002: Study, Study, Study (and this is boring library school stuff. Not fun Lit. degree stuff).
2003: Library Degree? Yes Please!
2004: Science Librarian? Sure!
2005: How the fuck did I become a Science Librarian?
2006: Children’s Librarian that’s more like it. But how the fuck did I end up back in Spokane?
2007: Photography saves my sanity.
2009: Hello, Oregon! Goodbye Doug 😦
2010: I am a zombie.
2011: I am happy.