November 21: Catching Fire
August 25: I met Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki in one of the single greatest moments of my life.
August 15: I received news that I’d been waiting for for a really long time. It made me feel better about life.
July 22: Springsteen & I comes out — marking my big screen debut
June 13: I receive an e-mail that Bruce Springsteen has seen Springsteen & I. My life is made.
(Generally I had the best summer of my life — I read 25 books — but these are some highlighted dates)
May 27: Mumford and Sons
May 25: First ever sister trip — destination: Portland, Oregon. I also had a religious experience with a Voodoo Donut.
April 30: I visited the African Union.
April 29: My first ever professional interview with a diplomat.
April 28: Watch my first ever Ethiopian sunrise.
April 27: Arrived in Addis Ababa.
March 27: Finished my research proposal for Ethiopia — the biggest academic challenge of my university career
I also had my favourite day at UBC in 5 years — listening to Bruce in the sun on the grass with no stress or pressure.
February 23: Humanity Strikes Back — my last Red Cross workshop facilitation to high school students :’)
January 13: I booked my flight to Ethiopia
Here’s to 2014: Hopefully it’s full of an even longer list of amazing days.