2011 was a pretty big year for me, so now, as we near 2012 (resolutions coming tomorrow!), I am choosing to take a moment and reflect on all the changes that have come my way.
I started my last semester of high school.
I got promoted to a new department at my high school job.
I fell in love.
I got college acceptance letters and chose the University of Missouri.
I applied for, and received, scholarships.
I went to my Senior prom.
I scored highly on my Advanced Placement exams, giving my college credit as I entered school.
I turned eighteen.
I graduated from high school.
I got hurt by the person I loved, but still loved him.
I explored my hometown in a whole new way.
I traveled by myself for the first time.
I became a regular at a coffeehouse.
I wrote a lot of poetry.
I bought my first DSLR camera and fell in love with photography.
I landed an internship with the Wear To Go Girls fashion network.
I spent a week on the beach with my family and friends.
I showed someone new around my city.
I moved eight hours away from home for school.
I started my freshman year at the Mizzou.
I made a ton of new friends.
I explored nightlife in Columbia.
I got my first (ever) article published.
I got a surprise visit from a friend.
I fell out of love.
I started this blog.
I landed an internship with the Walt Disney Company.
I finished my first semester of college with all good marks.
I moved out of Mizzou and back home for the winter term.
A lot went on this year and it was a great adventure, more than I could have ever imagined! How was your year?