2015 in Review

It’s that time of year again! Let’s recap over an entire year of blogging and fill out a survey. You can check out earlier years: 20142013, 2012 as well.



the “not” Blizzard of 2015


energy, on the wall [photo blogs]

Valentine’s Day was full of dating sims and general “this holiday is bullshit”

MARCH 2015

out the window, something white [photo blogs]

Final Fantasy Record Keeper is released

APRIL 2015

dark, paper, up, dinner, fluffy [photo blogs]

Aidan Turner indirectly tried to murder me

my disability fight finally ended and i tied up some loose ends

MAY 2015

you, time, eyes, hand, good times

Cat Goes Fishing

i turned 27

returned to the dentist after a five year break

JUNE 2015

The Elder Scrolls Online [Again]

AnimeNEXT 2015!: Day 0 & 1, Day 2, Day 3

Dental Aftermath

Hatoful Boyfriend: Part I, Part II, Ending 06 & BBL EpilogueEnding 07Ending 09Ending 10Ending 11,

Supreme Court makes same-sex marriage legal in all fifty US states. Love Wins.

JULY 2015


Back to Bed

Got an invite to a friend’s wedding

Rinny comes to visit


Rinny comes to visit [again!]


pretty sure you’re seeing a pattern with Rinny visits yet?


Cosplay updates!

Health updates


i got a new computer

Shadow of Mordor


Emily Is Away

1. What did you do in 2015 that you’d never done before?

I don’t think I did anything that warranted as never done. I’m pretty boring.

2. Did you keep your New Year’s resolutions, and will you make more for next year?

i didn’t make any for 2015, but for 2016 i’m going to -try- [keyword there] to take a selfie daily.

3. Did anyone close to you give birth?

yes, we welcomed my second nephew!

4. Did anyone close to you die?


5. What would you like to have in 2016 that you lacked in 2015?


6. What countries did you visit?


7. What date from 2015 will remain etched upon your memory, and why:


8. What was your biggest achievement of the year?

i went back to a dentist.

9. What was your biggest failure?

I am my biggest failure.

10. Did you suffer illness or injury?

yes, this month alone was full of illness.

11. What was the best thing you bought?

new computer!!

12. Whose behavior merited celebration?

the ‘ships acceptance of Rinny’s gender idenity. we’re still working on pronouns but i think preferred name is starting to stick!

13. Whose behavior made you appalled and depressed?

nobody’s this year, i think?

14. Where did most of your money go?

AnimeNEXT 2015, gifts for Rinny and Steam sales.

15. What did you get really, really, really excited about?

AnimeNEXT 2015 and visits from Rinny

16. What song will always remind you of 2015?

Bad Romance and Chandelier

17. Compared to this time last year, are you:

i. happier or sadder? happier

ii. thinner or fatter? thinner, i lost a lot of weight due to fever

iii. richer or poorer? richer.

18. What do you wish you’d done more of?

Reminding myself that things work out – one way or another, they always work out.

19. What do you wish you’d done less of?

Worrying about the future.

20. How did you spend Christmas?

With the parents, my brother, his wife, and their kids

21. There was no #21. I don’t know why there was no 21.

I’ll make up my own question:

21. Why does the term “designer drugs” conjure up an image of a bunch of pills hanging out wearing tiny Chanel and Prada clothing and snappy accessories?

Um, I think that’s the point of the name – to make you feel you’re better than the wino down the street whispering “fucksticks” at every passerby.

22. Did you fall in love in 2015?

besides the obvious of my girlfriend, i fell in love with several pictures of kittens and tigers

23. How many one-night stands?

None. Not into that shit.

24. What was your favorite TV program?

too many to list!

25. Do you hate anyone now that you didn’t hate this time last year?


26. What was the best book you read?

i really enjoyed Oasis, and i’m re-reading Demelza, the 2nd Poldark book

27. What was your greatest musical discovery?

How can one “discover” music that’s been written by someone else, produced by another person, then promoted by a third entity?

28. What did you want and get?

i got a new computer desk!

30. What was your favorite film of this year?

*whispers* Minions

31. What did you do on your birthday, and how old were you?

i turned 27, i didn’t do much

32. What one thing would have made your year immeasurably more satisfying?

Owning a unicorn that farted Skittles.

33. How would you describe your personal fashion concept in 2015?

Is it clean? Is it comfortable? Wearing it.

34. What kept you sane?

Sanity is overrated.

35. Which celebrity/public figure did you fancy the most?

Aidan Turner and Lee Pace as Thranduil and Ned the Piemaker grew on me

36. What political issue stirred you the most?

I hate politics.

37. Who did you miss?


38. Who was the best new person you met?


39. Tell us a valuable life lesson you learned in 2015:

life’s too short to dwell on stupid petty crap

40. Quote a song lyric that sums up your year (because this Meme is apparently written for tweens):

Fuck that noise.

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