2013 in Review

Very much behind on posting this, but 2013 was a busy year. Since I absolutely fail at keeping this blog up-to-date with my going-ons (which would be overkill actually, with all my other social media documenting, haha), I included links to other social media posts about some of the things I mention. I love being able to go back and see evidence of my year in my various social media outlets – and I hope you enjoy this snapshot as well.

Bring it on, 2014!

January – Gave in and joined Netflix – productivity took a nosedive!; In DC for President Obama’s 2nd Inauguration

February – Lindsay Stirling in concert at the 9:30 Club; discovered Downton Abbey; Co-hosted a Pre-Oscar Oscar Party;
MarchFirst Snow Day ever!; Demetri Martin show; MegaCon 2013 [cosplayed as Lana from Archer]; volunteered as a referee at the FIRST Robotics DC Regional

April – Experienced the amazingness that is the DC cherry blossoms for the first time; Heroes v Villians 5K; Finalist at the LivingSocial Adult Spelling Bee; Psychology Department Field Day; had my first ever ballet performance (tiny, irrelevant, still fun!);

May
Master’s graduation; Memorial Day Show with the US Marine Corps Band at Wolf Trap Park; Nationals v Orioles baseball game; Experienced some fabulous street musicians


June
– Found out my team won the 2013 FAA Design Competition in the “Innovative Application of FAA Data” category


July
Video Games Live by the National Symphony Orchestra at Wolf Trap Park; HCII 2013 conference in Las Vegas


August
– Jazz in the Garden; Became president of the GMU HFES Student Group; John Mayer in concert at Jiffy Lube Live


September
– Dianna’s bachelorette weekend in the mountains!; Attended Suzanne Farrell Ballet master class at the Kennedy Center; HFES 2013 Conference in San Diego;


October
– Eric & Dianna’s gorgeous wedding in Raleigh, NC; LivingSocial’s Seven Deadly Sins Halloween Party; Giselle Ballet at the Kennedy Center


November
– Sleeping Beauty Ballet at the Kennedy Center; Weekend New York trip!; Friendsgiving!; La Sylphide Ballet at GMU Arts Center;  Nutcracker at the Kennedy Center


December
– White Elephant Party; Siblings New Year’s Eve trip to New York

–Read 52 books [link]
–Visited 3 cities
–Attended 2 conferences, 1 con (MegaCon)
–Saw 3 ballets, 2 concerts
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