A year in review I

The Trip Highlight Reel

Montreal multiple times
Ottawa multiple times
Michigan multiple times – my first Oktoberfest in Frankenmuth!
A loop around Lake Erie
Lake Placid!!

CHICAGO! Made it out of the airport this time
Greece – sun, rest and where I stopped the yoyo/disordered eating

The year in photos…

January

I rang 2009 in with a traditional New Years cake

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a brand new car!

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some Dirty Dancing

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a lot of Marketing campaigns at work

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and assembling two giant wardrobes from Ikea

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February

I stuck to my budget

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rocked out

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skated with Kurt Browning and played paparazzi

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my coworkers and I stayed regular while coming up with new marketing campaigns (I don’t work for All-Bran)

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had some Hugh Jass salads

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and some not-salads

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went to the spa and got purdy

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…with my ladies

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stayed hydrated

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saw The Colour Purple

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and ate some Chowda

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March

I drove a loop around Lake Erie

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to photograph water towers

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giant indians

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giant guitars

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along the way I may have hit up some skating shows to cheer on familiar faces

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get snow thrown at me

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and take photos with $$$ equipment that I drove around with in my lap

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Safety first!

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I also went to Michigan twice, where I drank a piece of heaven

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and did some complicated math/currency conversions while stimulating the economy

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and bought some Manolo’s…

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…Beret’s…

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…and watched my friends poke their eyes out…

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….and stay hydrated

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…and saw these beautiful ladies

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Then I hung out with some retired ballerina’s

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and figure skaters

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and turned green without swimming in Lake Ontario

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I also ended up with bangs, I tried to be brave about it…

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… by eating some gyros, slamming some uzo and breaking plates to celebrate 100 years of Greece’s Independence

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April

Thought I could dance (from my seat) at an International Dance Competition

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narrowly escaped becoming a monkey

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went to the worlds tiniest chapel at the worlds largest falls

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with some of the worlds funnest peeps

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oh… I mean, the worlds funnest peeps

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and the worlds best dessert

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May was BIG

Big rocks

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Big Plants

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Big crowds

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Big Nerds

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Big Ben

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Oh, is that not Big Ben? Okay well then big surprises for my grandmother when I flew out to Ottawa for the day on Mothers Day

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with a BIG card

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Big countdowns (to the Olympics)

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Big Loons

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BIG Birthdays – MINE!!

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with Big Bouquets of flowers…

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…and not so big bouquets

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with Big boxes of goodness

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and celebrations at the spa

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and on the town

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About Christina @ Stars in the City

I like sun, sand, surf, tunes and vegan mac ‘n cheese with bacon. Oh, and sarcasm.
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