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In my typical narcissistic fashion I have decided to make up a few lists of this years bests. Some of these things will not have been distributed this year but simply items that I took a shining to this year. In no particular order and because I’m too lazy to type in a countdown it is random.

Favorite Books

  1. War Dances by Sherman Alexie
  2. Stardust by Neil Gaiman
  3. She’s Come Undone by Wally Lamb
  4. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
  5. Bel Canto by Ann Patchett
  6. Still Life with Woodpecker by Tom Robbins
  7. Zygote Chronicles by Suzanne Finnamore
  8. Geek Love by Katherine Dunn
  9. Those who Save Us by Jenna Blum
  10. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

Best Movies

  1. Penelope
  2. Watchmen
  3. Eclipse (Duh!)
  4. Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows part 1
  5. Stardust
  6. Adam
  7. Away We Go
  8. The Hurt Locker

Best TV

  1. Gossip Girl
  2. How I Met Your Mother
  3. Nurse Jackie
  4. United States of Tara
  5. The OC
  6. The Tudors
  7. Tru Blood
  8. Glee
  9. The Big Bang Theory

Best Songs

  1. Skinny Love by Bon Iver
  2. Le Reglu De Jue by The Plasticines
  3. Through and Through and Through by Joel Plaskett
  4. Daniel by Bat for Lashes
  5. Train Song by Ben Gibbard and Feist
  6. Quelqu’un M’a Dit by Carla Bruni
  7. I’m Not Calling You a Liar by Florence+the Machine
  8. Temezcal by Monsters of Folk
  9. So Long by Visqueen
  10. Hearts Skipped a Beat by The xx
  11. Sick Muse by Metric

Best Events of the Year

  1. Getting ready and attending the eight hour leg hitch that was Eclipse with Caliente
  2. Taking pictures with Rusty along Kalaloch Beach
  3. Going to Miss Washington to see Toby Tyler compete
  4. Helping with our local pageant
  5. Long days sitting in the coffee shop writing and drinking yerba mate
  6. Going on day trips with my mom and sister
  7. Being in Ellensberg with our friends for New Years
  8. Coulee City for Fourth of July
  9. Harry Potter midnight showing with Caliente
  10. Finding out  that I’m pregnant

A Jackson Pollack Winter

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