I am hoping that I learned much more then just this, but here's a list of a few lessons that I learned in 2009...my 30th year on the planet.
How to distort an object in photoshop.
Meat, onion soup mix, and a crockpot are a good combination.
Pomegranates are hard to seed.
Stages of Grief.
Increase and decrease while knitting.
Sticking a dryer-sheet in your pocket helps keep your hair from going all crazy staticky wonky.
Lottie is a nickname for Charlotte (thank you Princess & the Frog).
You can play the violin in 5 different positions.
The existence of matte nail polish.
The superior nature of ACETONE remover to NON ACETONE remover.
You can break your foot walking.
I can run 5 miles straight.
Stages of Healing.
My first impression is often "intimidating."
How to make the best turkey gravy.
Magic of Oxyclean. I knew about it, but didn't test it until this year.
Running bleach through the washer does help with the mildew/mold build-up.
I like sci-fi.
Prayer, scripture-study and exercise: My URGENT IMPORTANTS.
Cream Soda is a good substitute for COCA-COLA. Okay, I know it's still sugar, but at least it's not caffeine, I'm weaning slowly.
I can survive NOT visiting Anthropologie for months at a time.
One can receive semi-permanent/permanent nerve damage from a filling procedure.
Learned to knit a self-designed Boot Cozy.
Therapy should not wait.
I should not speak unless with my professionally trained voice.
Perfect red lipstick: nars, red lizard.
My iphone is essential, like oxygen.
New friends are hard to make, but worth the time invested.
I feel my empathy and intention has improved this year...not sure if that counts as a lesson, but I've improved maybe a centimeter.
I look best in short hair and shades of blue clothing.