Best of 2009 challenge….

I never do enough reflecting, or writing about me and my life in my scrapbooks, journals or otherwise. So I’ve decided to participate in Gwen Bell’s The Best of 2009 Challenge. The idea is to reflect on the best aspects of 2009… best trip, best meal, best album, best inspiration… etc. Some of the prompts speak to me more than others — particularly the first one, which is why I couldn’t resist participating! You should try it, too — even if you don’t have a blog — write it down somewhere — in a journal or to keep for journaling in your scrapbook later — it’s good to sometimes think about yourself once in a while! Anyway the first prompt is best trip. And hands down I have to say the impromptu trip Matt and I took to Hampton Beach, N.H. in September was my favorite trip. That is the first time we’ve ever just got in the car and started driving, not knowing where we’d end up. It was also the first time I’ve ever seen a sunrise (see above) — I’m a night owl, so mornings are not my thing, but we got up early and watched the

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