And the winner is…

I got the idea from Calliope to do a “greatest hits of 2005” post, and what better time to post such a list than at the peak of the award show season?


  1. Best book: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  2. Best movie: Crash
  3. Best movie character: Charlie Bucket, played by Freddie Highmore
  4. Best TV show: “Commander in Chief”
  5. Best TV character: the Quaker Rice Snacks girl
  6. Best [newly discovered] musical artist: Jack Johnson
  7. Best album: “My Better Self” by Dar Williams
  8. Best song: “Little Black Crow” by The Divine Maggees
  9. Best guilty pleasure: my weekly 3 hour Monday Night “Friends” Marathon
  10. Best cultural event: The National Storytelling Festival
  11. Best new food discovery: Silk Live! soy smoothies
  12. Best drink: Soy lattes
  13. Best personal decision: starting studio Yoga classes
  14. Best new product: Downy Vanilla Lavender dryer sheets (they make your clothes AND your laundry room smell nice!)
  15. Best purchase: my MP3 player


  1. Most disappointing movie: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  2. Most disappointing life choice: Not transferring to a different school last May
  3. Saddest moment: losing my friend Charlie
  4. Biggest disappointment: the miscarriage
  5. Most difficult decision: giving Harry away

2 thoughts on “And the winner is…

  1. Oooh, I LOVE Jack Johnson and “My Better Self” You have excellent taste in music.

    Why did you want to switch schools? Is that work school or grad school?

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