Thursday, December 31, 2009


I changed my major

I attended my first art gallery opening at Istvan Gallery in OKC

I got a job at J.Crew

I started a blog

I planned the Dance and Arts Management banquet “An Evening at the Bellagio” at the Skirvin Hilton

I went on tour with the American Spirit Dance Co. as the Sound Technician in Branson, MO

I turned Twenty-One!

I moved to Los Angeles for the summer

I have now driven cross country! NC -- OK -- CA

I interned at HOBY (West Hollywood and Westlake Village, CA)

I interned at 3Ball Productions (Redondo Beach, CA)

I traveled throughout Italy with Momma for her 50th Birthday: Rome, Florence, Pisa, Venice, and Milan

I had the best gelato in the WORLD!

I visited the Colosseum and the Trevi Fountain

I took a cooking class with Momma in Florence

I “held up” the Leaning Tower of Pisa

I went on a gondola ride

I worked the Anthropologie inventory

I went to Vegas for the first time (and lost $60)

I also got “carded” for the first time... that’s right, I didn’t even get carded on my 21st. What a bummer

I experienced my first earthquake (plus 2 more)

I went to California Adventure with Meredith and rode the Tower of Terror for the first time

I ate at In-N-Out and actually LOVED a hamburger

I took a bus tour of “Celebrity Homes” with Mere

I went to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital College Seminar in Memphis, TN

I gave blood for the first time

I was diagnosed with Melanoma

One week later, my surgeon got it all!

I participated in my last Gamma Phi Beta recruitment

I got a job working in the Alumni office on campus

I made a Senior Year Bucket List (things are being checked off... slowly. And I keep adding things)

I planned Up ‘Til Dawn for OCU’s campus. We raised over $27,000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

I was the Commissioner of Homecoming and Traditions

(I was in charge of planning Homecoming for the University)

I volunteered at the Boot of the Oklahoma Regatta

I went to my first State Fair (Oklahoma)

I also saw my first pig race

I programmed and ran the light board for the Choreography Show

I ran my first 5K race (benefitted Swaziland partnership)

I also placed third in my age category for my time

I went to my first college football game (OSU vs. UT)

I was the Assistant Stage Manager for the Home for the Holidays Christmas Show

I took a leap of faith and applied to go on the March GO Team trip to Swaziland, Africa with Bethany First Church

I took part in my first mock press conference

I decided that I wanted to get a minor in mass communications, with an emphasis in public relations

I ran an 8K Turkey Trot in 44 minutes and 39 seconds

I was selected to plan the student portion of a “going away” event for OCU’s president Tom McDaniel

I decided to run a half-marathon in April

Overall, I’d say it was a pretty successful and highly eventful year!

Check back tomorrow for the list of what I hope to do in 2010!! xoxo, E


  1. Phew! Miss Elizabeth... what a YEAR!!!! You have accomplished SO much this year! I hope you are so proud of all that you did! Just think... if you can do all THAT in a year... what can you say you've accomplished in a decade!? Holy Moly! Miss you tons!!! And HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!! :)

  2. sounds like an amazing year. i feel special cuz i took at least 3 of those pictures :) you make my year sound inferior but i think i shall make a post similar to this lol so excited for this next year!!