I’ve compiled some preliminary statistics for 2008.  Here’s how it went down:

  • 75 73 visits to the gym.
  • 29 31 movies seen in a movie theater.
  • 19 books read, excluding graphic novels/comic collections (est. 12-15).
  • 15 writing sessions of 30 minutes or more.
  • 28 blog posts written.
  • 8 trips taken to places outside the Bay Area/Illinois.

And here are some of my favorite things from 2008: The Wall Street Journal, 30 Rock, Little Star Pizza, visiting Japan, Pushing Daisies, my iPhone, The Sandman, the fish burrito at El Castillito, the first 10 minutes of the Daily Show, trivia nights, This American Life, vodka sodas, Google Reader, indie movie theaters, Tony Stark, the San Francisco Public Library, red wine, Dr. Horrible, the national spotlight on Chicago (pre-Blago), dinners with Eric, dinners with Christina, dinners with the Hsiungs, Vitamin Water, the something night book club, post-work drinks with See Yew, Barack Obama, Barack Obama, Barack Obama.